Crime laboratory proficiency testing research program by Joseph L. Peterson

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Statementby Joseph L. Peterson, Ellen L. Fabricant, Kenneth S. Field, with the assistance of J.I. Thornton.
ContributionsFabricant, EllenL., Thornton, J. I., National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice.
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