Tag: criminalists

On February 25th, 2016

DOJ Criminalists Identify Massage Parlor Rape Suspect

GOLETA - On February 17, 2016, Santa Barbara County Sheriff's detectives arrested  rape suspect Saul Hernandez-Chavez, 22, of Santa Barbara, following an evidence DNA match at the California Department of Justice, Bureau of Forensics Crime Lab in Santa Barbara. "There was a time when rape suspects would go unidentified for years at a time, if […]

On May 28th, 2015

CSLEA Visits Criminalists at Santa Barbara Regional Lab

SANTA BARBARA - On May 20, 2015, the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) and its affiliate, Association of Criminalists for The Department of Justice (AC-DOJ), held a site visit and lunch for criminalists at the California Department of Justice Bureau of Forensic Services Santa Barbara Regional Lab. "Sending a CSLEA team of representatives out […]

On December 16th, 2014

California DOJ Job Bulletin For Criminalists

The California Department of Justice - Division of Law Enforcement has two (2) Criminalist positions open at the Bureau of Forensic Services Riverside Laboratory Applications must be submitted by January 5, 2015 FOR MORE INFORMATION

On December 12th, 2014

A CSLEA Presentation Featuring The Criminalists At The DOJ Crime Lab In Ripon "It's where the rubber meets the road in science. It can be a very intense job,"- John Miller, CSLEA Board Member, AC-DOJ President & DOJ Senior Criminalist

At the California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA), we know the professionals we represent have some pretty amazing jobs and at the Department of Justice, Bureau of Forensics Crime Labs, those professionals play a vital role in criminal justice.  "Without the very important, very sophisticated, very scientific work that our criminalists do, many criminal cases […]

On July 8th, 2014

Cold Case: Suspect in 2004 Rape Arrested in Santa Cruz County ”The criminalists and latent print examiners at DOJ are an irreplaceable link in the chain of investigation that brings heinous criminals like this to justice.” - AC-DOJ President John Miller

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office announced on July 3, 2014 the arrest of a man suspected in a violent rape that took place nearly 10 years ago.  The arrest was the result of a DNA hit in a California Department of Justice (DOJ)  lab.   According to the sheriff's office, DOJ criminalists notified investigators of […]

On April 10th, 2014

Department of Justice Rapid DNA Service Team Receives National Award

Congratulations to our California Statewide Law Enforcement Association (CSLEA) members on the Department of Justice (DOJ) Rapid DNA Service Team (RADS) in Richmond who received a national award for their work to improve the DNA analysis of rape kits by law enforcement agencies. On April 9, 2014, RADS received a United States Department of Justice […]

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