Purpose and Mission

The New Jersey Division of the International Association for Identification (NJIAI) was chartered in 1986. The charter encompasses all 21 Counties in New Jersey.  The division operates as a not for profit professional organization formed for the following reasons: 

  • To associate people in the professions of forensic identification, investigation, and scientific examination of physical evidence so that the professions may be standardized and effectively and scientifically practiced.
  • To encourage maximum use and advancement of the science of forensic identification and crime detection.
  • To encourage research in scientific crime detection.
  • To keep its members apprised of the latest techniques and discoveries in forensic identification and crime detection.
  • To employ the collective wisdom of the profession in order to advance the scientific techniques of forensic identification and crime detection.