State Police Forensic Scientist Receives New Scientist of the Year AwardContact: Dr. Jurgen D. Switalski, MSP Northville Laboratory Director, (248) 380-1000Agency: State Police, Department of
NORTHVILLE. The Michigan State Police (MSP) is pleased to announce that Brandon Good of the MSP Northville Forensic Science Laboratory has received the New Scientist of the Year Award from the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS). Good, who has less than five years' experience as a forensic scientist, was selected for the honor due to his high level of motivation and service to his organization and the forensic science field.
Good joined the MSP in August 2006, and currently works in the Biology/DNA Unit at the Northville Forensic Science Laboratory. Good graduated from Madonna University in Livonia, Mich. with a bachelor of science degree in forensic science. Good has been a member of MAFS since 2009, and is also a member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences.
The purpose of MAFS is to encourage the exchange of ideas and information within the forensic sciences by improving contacts between people and laboratories engaged in forensic science. MAFS also supports and stimulates research and development of new and/or improved techniques, and works to promote the improvement of professional expertise of persons working in the field of forensic science through education, scientific seminars and research grants.