Forensic Training Facility

Concept drawing of the Florida Forensic Institute for Research, Security & Tactical Training (courtesy Pasco Co. Sheriff's Office)
Forensic Training Facility

University of South Florida forensic anthropologists may soon have a facility where they can learn the latest methods of investigation for both indoor and outdoor crime scenes. It’s part of a proposed structure in Pasco County where law enforcement will also train for mass shootings and hostage scenarios. We talk about how USF is teaming up with local and state agencies on the project on University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

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Florida Institute of Forensic Anthropology and Applied Science at USF website

Pasco County Sheriff's Office website

WUSF News story on the Florida Forensic Institute for Research, Security and Tactical Training (F.I.R.S.T.)

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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