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John Houde, B.S., D.A.B.C., is a board-certified, twenty-plus year veteran criminalist and the author of over twenty articles on the subject of forensic science. His articles have appeared in such publications as The California Narcotic Officer and the Journal of Forensic Sciences. He is in his 22nd year as publisher of the CACNews, the official journal of the California Association of Criminalists, representing over 700 criminalists worldwide. John has spent much of his career educating juries, investigators and attorneys in various topics of forensic science. His specialty areas include the analysis of narcotics, trace and fire debris evidence.