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State Forensic Science Bureau

Forensic scientists from Belarus visit the SFSB

Three forensic scientists from the State Forensic Examination Committee of the Republic of Belarus on 20 April 2017 visited the State Forensic Science Bureau. The purpose of the visit was to share experience and learn about forensic linguistic examinations in Latvia.

20 April / 2017Read more

PC-Crash workshop in Linz

A forensic expert from the Technical Investigation Department of the SFSB attended the PC-Crash workshop organized by Dr. Steffan Datentechnik GmbH (DSD), which was held from 10 April to 13 April 2017 in Linz, Austria. Continuous improvement of professional skills of our forensic experts is among the SFSB’s top priorities.

13 April / 2017Read more

ENFSI ASPT meeting and Steering Committee meeting in Budapest

The meeting of the ENFSI Animal, Plant and Soil Traces (APST) expert working group and APST Steering Committee was held from 4 - 7 April 2017 in Budapest, Hungary. Latvia was represented by the SFSB Head of the Biological and Chemical Investigation Department, also a member of the APST Steering Committee.

11 April / 2017Read more

Training on mobile forensics in Riga

The SFSB IT forensic experts together with their colleagues from the Estonian and Lithuanian forensic science institutions participated in the training on examination of mobile devices by using special forensic equipment which was held in Riga from 27 to 31 March 2017 within the framework of the EU supported project “Training on examination of mobile devices by using special forensic equipment”. The project activities involve 4 training seminars in Riga and it is managed by the Forensic Science Centre of Lithuania, the SFSB is involved as a partner organization.

31 March / 2017Read more

SFSB involved in the COST action

The Head of the SFSB Biological and Chemical Investigation Department M.Rēpele will represent the SFSB in the Steering Committee of the COST action “MULTI-modal Imaging of FOREnsic SciEnce Evidence - tools for Forensic Science”. The first Steering Committeee meeting will be held on 2 March 2017 in Brussels. The project will continue until October 2020. The main objective of this Action is to promote innovative, multi-informative, operationally deployable and commercially exploitable imaging solutions/technology to analyse forensic evidence.

27 February / 2017Read more

ENFSI ETHG Steering Committee meeting in Linkoping

The meeting of the ENFSI European Textile and Hair Working Group (ETHG) Steering Committee was held in Linkoping from 25-27 January 2017. The SFSB was represented by a forensic expert from the Biological and Chemical Investigation Department.

14 February / 2017Read more

The Baltic handwriting and document examination experts meeting in Riga

The Baltic handwriting and document examination experts from Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia will meet in Riga from 25 to 26 May 2017. The meeting is organized by the State Forensic Science Bureau.

13 February / 2017Read more

Baltic forensic experts meet in Vilnius

Representatives of the Baltic forensic science institutions – Forensic Science Bureau of Latvia, Estonian Forensic Science Institute, Forensic Science Centre of Lithuania and Lithuanian Police Forensic Science Centre gathered in the meeting which was held in Vilnius, Lithuania, from 18 to 20 January 2017 within the framework of the project “Find a Forensic Expert” (JUST/2014/JACC/AG/E-JU/6963) co-funded by the European Union Justice Programme. The project co-ordinator is the Forensic Science Bureau of Latvia.

27 January / 2017Read more

Experience exchange visit to the Lithuanian Forensic Science Centre

Forensic experts from the SFSB on 6 December 2016 within the framework of the experience exchange visit had a meeting with forensic experts from the Lithuanian Forensic Science (LFSC) Centre and Lithuanian Police Forensic Science Centre. The event was held at the premises of the LFSC in Vilnius and it was aimed at experience and knowledge exchange in the field of forensic examination of marks.

19 December / 2016Read more

ENFSI MP2014 Monopoly Programme project meeting in Budapest

The meeting of the ENFSI Monopoly Programme 2014 project “Towards the Development of Pan-European Databases in Forensic Science” Activity N5 was held in Budapest, Hungary, from 18-20 October 2016. Director of the SFSB Document Investigation Department participated in the meeting.

16 December / 2016Read more