The new Global Forensic and Justice Center is a university-wide forensic science and justice initiative coordinating all of the ongoing forensic science efforts at FIU. The structure of the Global Forensic and Justice Center builds upon four established focus areas: Academia, Industry, Technology
In addition to the International Forensic Research Institute’s (IFRI) strong research and educational programs, the Global Forensic and Justice Center provides a closer collaboration with justice studies and service programs through the Center for the Administration of Justice (CAJ), increased industry-university collaborations through the NSF-funded Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science (CARFS) and training and service through National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC).
Established in 1984, the Center for the Administration of Justice employs a multidisciplinary and international staff of specialists, including lawyers, political scientists, public administrators
The Center for Advanced Research in Forensic Science is an NSF-funded (PI: Jose Almirall at FIU) multi-university
The International Forensic Research Institute serves local and national law enforcement in applying scientific principles to the administration of justice. The mission of this self-supporting Institute is to conduct original research, transfer technologies for forensic applications, educate the next generation of forensic scientists, provide scientific expertise to the law enforcement, scientific and legal community.
New to the FIU family, the National Forensic Science Technology Center has a 22-year track record of excellence in service, training, technology evaluation, and innovation in forensic science. Located in Largo, Florida, NFSTC serves customers in the justice, military, and forensic communities through a combination of grants and contract revenue.