Announcements

Study on the Range of Conclusions Developed by SWGTREAD for Reporting the Results of Footwear Impression Evidence Comparisons

Ian St-Laurent, a Forensic Identification Technician at the Montreal Police Department in Canada, is conducting a research project in relation to the Range of Conclusions Standard for Footwear and Tire Impression Examinations document published by SWGTREAD in March 2013. In order to complete his research, Ian needs more participants. For this reason, he reached out to SWGTREAD in order to help him spread the word and recruit additional research participants.

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Updated Email Address for Nike Inquiries

Herb Hedges has retired from his job at Nike as of the end of January 2014; however, he is going to continue to serve in his law enforcement support capacity as a consultant to Nike.

Please contact Herb at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any future Nike and Jordan footwear inquiries. His previous email address is no longer a valid. Be sure to update your address books to reflect this change because any emails sent to his previous address will not be received.

For those of you who have not had the pleasure of working with Herb, he has been a wonderful asset to the law enforcement community. You can always count on him to be very responsive with any inquiries, small or large, and the amount of knowledge he has regarding Nike and Jordan shoes is amazing. If you should ever have any questions regarding Nike or Jordan shoes, Herb is your man.