The Joint Presidents' Award
The candidate must be a member of the Society or the California Association of Criminalists.
The candidate must have fewer than six years professional experience: (any full time paid employment as a forensic scientist or equivalent position).
Demonstration of a significant contribution to the Criminal Justice System in the exercise of one of the professions in membership of the Society.
Examples of such a contribution might include:
Nominations for achivement against a background of personal difficulty, such as illness or handicap, by a young member of the Society would also be considered.
Nominations should be made to the Society's office by 31st August of the appropriate year and should include the following:a) The nominator's full nameb) The nominee's full name, date of birth, date of entry to the profession, C.V. documenting their experience in the Criminal Justice System, current appointment, professional address.c) A statement explaining why the nominee should be considered for the Award with reference to the criteria listed above where appropriate.
The winner of the Award will be announced at the Society's Annual General Meeting November each year.The award is in the form of a wooden shield with a coloured replica of the Society's Coat of Arms set on a precious metal medallion, together with a framed certificate in honour of the award.
The Chartered Society of Forensic Sciences
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