Bloodstain Pattern

The diameter and shape of blood splatters, which reflect the origin and trajectory of external blood flow in the context of homicide or violent death, in which the skin surface is disrupted
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The third section addresses investigative tools: forensic anthropology and odontology, exhumation, criminal investigative analysis, wiretaps, bloodstain pattern analysis, luminol, questioned documents, polygraphs, geographic profiling, and forensic art.
It also discusses crime scene protocol, bloodstain pattern analysis, gunshot investigation, and forensic pathology and the human body.
Gardner, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis--With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction, CRC Press, 2008, ISBN 978-1-42005-268-8.
Bloodstain pattern analysis involves studying blood spatters on walls, floors and furniture, using the length and width of elliptical stains to estimate their angle of impact.
Trocino of Key Biscayne served as faculty for the "Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop," sponsored by the Miami-Dade County Police Department.
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (the reconstruction of scenes of violence through the geometric interpretation of bloodstains), Forensic Entomology (the use of insect development to determine time of death) and Forensic Odontology (forensic bite mark evidence) are only a few examples of where crime scene investigation, science, and technology are uniting in a combined effort to extract as much information as possible in a quest for the truth at The Scene of the Crime.
March 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board (FSAB) announces its recent accreditation of the International Association of Arson Investigators-Certified Fire Investigator Board and reaccreditation the following forensic-practitioner certification boards: Crime Scene Certification Board, Footwear Certification Board, Forensic Art Certification Board, and Bloodstain Pattern Examiner Certification Board.
CRC Press (Boca Raton, FL) has published 'Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Theory and Practice,' a new book that focuses on the substantiation of blood evidence and uses scene and laboratory examinations in conjunction with forensic pathology, forensic serology, and chemical enhancement techniques.
An investigator took the pillowcase to the department's forensic unit for bloodstain pattern analysis.
He addresses the "gatekeeping" role of judges; the admissibility of social science evidence; pretrial forensic issues, especially as they relate to DNA; the history and scientific basis for common forms of evidence; fingerprint, fire, explosion, and arson, and bloodstain pattern and human scent evidence; handwriting comparison; hair and bite mark analysis; toolmarks, firearms, and bullet lead comparison; and juror expectations and the "CSI effect.
provide students with a workbook on crime scene processing and investigation that includes exercises on assessing the scene, creating a control log, photography, sketching and mapping, narrative descriptions, basic processing skills like fingerprint evidence and impression-casting, documentation, bloodstain pattern recognition, and advanced techniques, as well as special considerations for burial recovery and recovering fingerprints from burned items, and the role of scene analysis and reconstruction.