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April 14, 2014 4:30 pm DITA

DITA IV is scheduled for June 9 through June 13th at Allan Hancock College in Lompoc.  This is the module which focuses on Investigative Sciences and Technology.  You will not want to miss this opportunity.  More information can found at or by contact Lawanda Lyons-Pruitt at

April 14, 2014 3:28 pm 2014 DIA Spring Seminar

The 2014 DIA Spring Seminar will take place May 29-30 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa in San Diego.  The speaker and topic list is being completed and will be available soon.  However, one this that will take place at this seminar is a Chief/Supervisor Breakout Session.  This will not be instructional as […]

April 14, 2014 3:27 pm Elections

Nominations for Board and Executive Offices are now in progress.  If you are interested in serving on the DIA Board or as an Executive Officer or have questions regarding this,  please contact Leticia Macias at  This is an excellent opportunity for you to serve our industry as a Board Member or Executive Officer.  All […]

January 2, 2014 6:05 pm A Message From Former DIA Board Member Yvette Ott

As many of you know, Yvette Ott was a long time Board Member and member of DIA  She recently retired as Chief Investigator for the Santa Clara County Public Defenders Office,  Below is a note from Yvette on her retirement: Message of Appreciation Dear Board of Directors and Members, Thank you so much for the beautiful plaque presented […]

October 14, 2013 5:07 pm DIA Facebook Page

Remember, DIA has a Facebook page.  You can find it at this link DIA FACEBOOK