National Clearinghouse to Receive Award

Contact Brandi Palmer
Manager of Media Relations

The National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law at Stetson University College of Law has been selected to receive the 2010 August Vollmer Excellence in Forensic Science Award in the category of Innovation in Forensic Technology.

The National Clearinghouse was selected for outstanding achievements on behalf of the law enforcement profession by the International Association of Chiefs of Police Forensic Committee. The award will be presented on Oct. 24 at the IACP’s 117th Annual Conference in Orlando, Fla.

Stetson’s National Clearinghouse provides a unique online resource that concentrates on the nexus of science, technology and the law, educating and sharing information with scientists, legal professionals, law enforcement, academics and the public. Its forensic research database provides more than 100,000 resources about forensic science and technology, the law of scientific evidence and expert witnesses.

To learn more about Stetson’s National Clearinghouse, visit or call 727-562-7316.