Forensic Technology Center of Excellence (FTCoE)

Are you looking for general information about innovative ideas and tools for forensic laboratories or scene investigations? See our program for the National Institute of Justice, the Forensic Technology Center of Excellence. We offer reports and live and archived webinars covering just about every forensic discipline. Make sure to sign up for the FTCoE newsletter here.


Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI TTA)

Do you want to know more about how agencies across the nation are creating a coordinated community response for cold case sexual assault reform? See the National Sexual Assault Kit Initiative Training and Technical Assistance program website which provides technical training and assistance to criminal justice professionals.

National Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP)

The NLCP is the U.S. Government’s accreditation program for forensic laboratories performing federally regulated workplace drug testing. RTI has worked with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and manage this program since 1986. We contract with more than 100 forensic toxicology experts to perform inspections for the NLCP. Additional information is available in our online course Introduction to the National Laboratory Certification Program (NLCP). For more information on laboratory accreditation or becoming an NLCP inspector, please contact us at or 919.541.7242.

Training & Certification Programs

Looking for training or certification programs? Our online training courses or National Forensic Science Academy certification program may help you. The NFSA’s leadership certification is the gold standard for forensic science professionals.