Kim Freeland is a
Criminalist I for the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory. She
received a B.S. in Chemistry and a B.A. in Criminal Justice from
NSU, and an M.S. in Forensic Science with a concentration in
Criminalistics from the University of New Haven.
Kim has worked with the
RISCL for three years within the Trace Evidence Section. Her
duties include analyzing trace cases (paint, fibers, hairs,
footwear, toolmarks, fire debris, and general unknowns). Kim
actively participates in the teaching of the BPS 101 and 102
Criminal Investigation: Scientific Evidence courses.
Kim is a member of the
following organizations: Rhode Island Criminalists Association,
American Academy of Forensic Sciences, New
England Division of International Association for Identification,
Northeastern Association of Forensic Sciences, Rhode Island
Chapter of the International Association of Arson
Investigators and the New England Trace Examiners Group.