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State Forensic Science Bureau

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

Microscopy workshop in Prague

Forensic experts from the SFSB Biological and Chemical Investigations Department and Document Investigation Department participated in the workshop "New methods, instrumentation and ideas for analysis and microscopy in forensic science", which was held in Prague from 21 to 22 November 2017.

13 December / 2016Read more

ENFSI document examination experts will meet in Riga in 2017

A meeting of the European Document Experts Working Group (EDEWG) and its Steering Committee (SC) in 2017 will be held in Riga and hosted by the SFSB. This year the 9th EDEWG Conference and SC meeting was held in Frankfurt from 15-18 November. The SFSB was represented by the Head of the Document Investigation Department who is also as a member of the EDEWG Steering Committee.

13 December / 2016Read more

ENFSI Joint Meeting 2016 in Riga

The European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) will hold its Joint Meeting in Riga, Latvia, from 30 November to 02 December 2016. It will be organized by the State Forensic Science Bureau, one of the ENFSI member institutes. During the Joint Meeting the Chairs of the Expert Working Groups and the ENFSI Board have the chance to work together and exchange ideas.

30 November / 2016Read more

GSR seminar in Wiesbaden

A guns shot residues expert from the SFSB participated in the “one day one topic” (OOS) seminar “An introduction to the analysis of organic gunshot residues”, which was held on 22 November 2016 in Wiesbaden. The event was organized by the German Bundeskriminalamt (BKA).

29 November / 2016Read more