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Preliminary Report on the Establishment of a Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory, August 1956

Item Number: 6-20-1602-116-UA17-149_000094
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Digital Object Type
MSU Archives and Historical Collections
Fishel, Wesley
Original Repository
Michigan State University Archives & Historical CollectionsRalph F. Turner Papers. (UA 17.149) Box 1695, Folder 5
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MSU grant exchange. The original item# we assigned was replaced to match the PDF filename on 25APR2016. Original Item# UA17149169556201602 is retained for reference in Coll/Bx/Fldr/Doc fields.
Physical Location
Box 1695, Folder 5; Michigan State University Archives & Historical Collections


  • Existence: 31 August 1956
  • Existence: Majority of material found within 31 August 1956

General Note / OCR

Chief Advisor Wesley Fishel, Chief of the Police Program Division Howard Hoyt, and consultant Ralph Turner author a report on the establishment of a scientific crime detection laboratory. The report discusses the current and proposed procedures, the physical facilities, coordination with other law enforcement units, personnel selection and training, and suggested phasing of the program.

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Pub Credit Line
6-20-1602-116-UA17-149_000094, Ralph F. Turner Papers, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University

Added: 05 Nov 2014 [Updated: 09 May 2016]