This Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 10 a.m. PST join Jan Burke and DP Lyle as they welcome Dean Gialamas, Director of the Los Angles County Sheriff’s Department’s Crime Lab, to the show to discuss this unique lab, what it’s like be be a crime lab director, the new federal forensic science commission, and more!
Dean Gialamas is the former director of the Orange County Crime Lab, the current director of the LASD crime lab, and was recently appointed to the first-ever National Commission on Forensic Science. He is a past president of the American Society of Crime Lab Directors, and the president-elect of the California Association of Crime Lab Directors.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department of Scientific Services is an ASCLD/LAB-International/ISO 17025 accredited laboratory that operates from 10 facilities and employs over 300 personnel. It serves a population of six million residents and over 100 local, state, and federal agencies.