'The officers who went into the house and investigated the scene told me that judging from the cut marks on the [victim's] body and the bloodstain pattern
, she was likely slashed with a cleaver."
Forensic scenes of crime officers, bloodstain pattern
analysts and a finger mark examiner examined the property over a number of days.
Analysis Technology Transition Workshop.
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.
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
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.