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.
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.
It also discusses crime scene protocol, bloodstain pattern analysis, gunshot investigation, and forensic pathology and the human body.
This document provides a recommended list of terms to use when teaching, discussing, writing, or testifying on bloodstain pattern analysis.
Chapter 5, the longest of the three, describes the analysis and assessment of the analysis of the following: biological evidence, controlled substances, friction ridges (finger, palm, or sole prints), other patterns/impressions, tool mark and firearms, hair, fiber, questioned document, paint and coating, explosive and fire debris, teeth, bloodstain pattern, digital and multimedia.
Sutton, Bloodstain Pattern Interpretation: Short Course Manual (University of Tennessee at Memphis, 1998).
Nordby, an independent forensic science and medicine consultant whose firm, Final Analysis Forensics, specializes in ballistics and bloodstain pattern analysis, sees the new technologies not only as an evolution of old tools, but also as a reapplication and reassessment of familiar areas that scientists consider every day.
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.
Topics in his curriculum included crime scene reconstruction, which covered the study of toolmarks, foot and shoeprints, bloodstain pattern analysis, finger and palm prints, forgery and handwriting analysis, and many other techniques.