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Other Useful Forensic Links

 

 

Other Useful Forensic Links

(Sites here are for your benefit. Links to these sites do not indicate an endorsement by the Denver District Attorney’s Office)

A Simplified Guide To Forensic Science http://www.forensicsciencesimplified.org/

FBI Laboratory Division http://www.fbi.gov/hq/lab/labhome.htm
U.S. Secret Service Forensic Laboratory http://www.ustreas.gov/usss/forensics.shtml
National Forensic Science Technology Center http://www.nfstc.org/
American Academy of Forensic Sciences www.aafs.org
Forensic Science Society (UK) http://www.forensic-science-society.org.uk/
RCMP Forensic Science and Identification Services http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/fs_is/index_e.htm
Centre of Forensic Sciences http://www.mpss.jus.gov.on.ca/english/pub_safety/centre_forensic/about/intro.html

Laboratoire de sciences judiciaires et de médecine légale du Québec
http://www.msp.gouv.qc.ca/labo/index_en.asp
The Forensic Science Service (UK) http://www.forensic.gov.uk/forensic_t/index.htm
European Network of Forensic Science Institutes http://www.enfsi.org/

National Institute of Forensic Science (Australia) http://www.nifs.com.au/home.html
Canadian Society of Forensic Science http://www.csfs.ca
Forensic Advisors International http://www.fainet.org/
Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society http://www.anzpaa.org.au/forensic-science
International Homicide Investigators Association http://www.ihia.org/
Forensic-Evidence http://forensic-evidence.com/site/MasterIndex.html
Association of Universities and Colleges in Canada http://www.aucc.ca/
The Forensic Panel http://www.forensicpanel.com/
Carpenters Forensic Sci resources
http://www.tncrimlaw.com/forensic/
Interactive Investigator
http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Myst/en/index.html
National Centre for Forensic Science
http://www.ncfs.org/home.html
International Association of Forensic and Security Metrology http://www.iafsm.com/
Law Enforcement Video Association (LEVA)
http://www.leva.org/
American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators, Inc.
http://www.slu.edu/organizations/abmdi/
Victorian Institute of Forensic Pathology (VIFP)
http://www.vifm.org/
Virginia Institute of Forensic Science and Medicine http://www.vifsm.org/
Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations http://www.thecfso.org/
Forensic Science Communications http://www.fbi.gov/hq/lab/fsc/current/index.htm The National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs) http://www.namus.gov/index.htm
National Clearinghouse For Science, Technology & Law http://www.ncstl.org/home
Forensic Science and National Security http://www.forensicscience.org

Forensic Nursing
International Association of Forensic Nurses
http://www.forensicnurse.org/
Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner-Sexual Assault Response Team
http://www.sane-sart.com/

Forensic Engineering and Crime Scene
Reconstruction

National Academy of Forensic Engineers http://www.nafe.org/
Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction http://www.acsr.org
International Institute of Forensic Engineering Sciences, Inc. http://www.iifes.org/
The Association of Professional Engineers, Geologists, and Geophysicists of Alberta
http://www.apegga.org
Canadian Association of Technical Accident Investigators and Reconstructionists http://www.catair.net
MEA Forensic Engineers & Scientists http://www.maceng.com
International Crime Scene Investigators Association http://www.icsia.org/
Anderson Associates Consulting Engineers, Inc. http://www.aace.ab.ca

Forensic Entomology
American Board of Forensic Entomology http://www.research.missouri.edu/entomology/
European Association for Forensic Entomology http://www.eafe.org
North American Forensic Entomology Association
http://www.nafea.net
Forensic Entomology.Com http://www.forensic-entomology.com/
Forensic Entomology: The Use of Insects in Death Investigations
http://www.rcmp-learning.org/docs/ecdd0030.htm

Forensic Botany
Forensic Botany http://myweb.dal.ca/jvandomm/forensicbotany/
Forensic Botany as a Tool in Death Investigations
http://members.fortunecity.com/smashx14/forensics.html
Forensic Botany - Projects http://www.sfu.ca/biology/faculty/kermode/laboratory/forensic-botany.htm

Forensic Psychology
American Psychology and Law Society http://www.ap-ls.org
American Academy of Forensic Psychology and American Board of Forensic Psychology http://www.abfp.com/

Criminal Investigative Analysis
Academy of Behavioral Profiling http://www.profiling.org/
FBI http://www.fbi.gov

Forensic Art
Karen Taylor’s Facial Images http://www.karenttaylor.com
Forensic Art http://www.forensicartist.com

Forensic Anthropology
American Board of Forensic Anthropology (ABFA) http://www.csuchico.edu/anth/ABFA/
Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology
http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~chan/capa/index.html
American Association of Physical Anthropologists (AAPA) http://physanth.org/
C.A. Pound Human Identification Laboratory http://web.anthro.ufl.edu/capoundlab.shtml

Forensic Odontology
American Society of Forensic Odontology http://www.asfo.org/
American Board of Forensic Odontology http://www.abfo.org/
British Association for Forensic Dentistry http://www.bafo.org.uk/
Australia Society of Forensic Dentistry http://www.uq.edu.au/asfd/
Armed Forces Institute of Pathology http://www.afip.org

Forensic Pathology
American Board of Pathology http://www.abpath.org/
National Association of Medical Examiners http://www.thename.org
Forensic Online http://www.forensiconline.com/generallink.htm
Forensic Pathology Index
http://www-medlib.med.utah.edu/WebPath/FORHTML/FORIDX.html

Information on Print Identification
Canadian Identification Society http://www.cis-sci.ca/
International Association for Identification http://www.theiai.org/
Complete Latent Print Examination http://www.clpex.com/
Canadian Identification Society (CIS) http://www.cis-sci.ca/frame.htm
Cognitive Aspects in Fingerprint (and other forensic) Identifications
http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/id/biometrics.html
The Fingerprint Society http://www.fpsociety.org.uk/index.html
FINGERPRINTS.TK http://www.fingerprints.tk/
Scientific Working Group on Friction Ridge Analysis, Study and Technology (SWGFAST) http://www.swgfast.org/
California Division International Association for Identification http://www.csdiai.net
Chesapeake Bay Division International Association for Identification http://www.cbdiai.org
Florida Division International Association for Identification http://www.fdiai.org
Georgia Division International Association for Identification http://www.gaiai.org
International Association for Identification http://www.theiai.org
Illinois Division International Association for Identification http://www.idiai.org/
Iowa Division International Association for Identification http://www.iowaiai.org
Kansas Division International Association for Identification http://www.kansasiai.org
New Jersey Division International Association Identification http://www.njiai.org
Rocky Mountain Division International Association for Identification http://www.rmdiai.org
Texas Division International Association for Identification http://www.tdiai.org

Forensic Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (IABPA) http://www.iabpa.org/
Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
http://www.swgstain.org/index.html

Firearms and Toolmark Examinations
The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners’ (AFTE) http://www.afte.org
Firearms ID http://www.firearmsid.com

Questioned Documents
American Society of Questioned Documents Examiners http://www.asqde.org/
American Board of Questioned Documents Examiners http://www.asqde.org/

Forensic Toxicology
International Association of Forensic Toxicologists
http://www.tiaft.org
American Board of Forensic Toxicology http://www.abft.org/
Society of Forensic Toxicologists http://www.soft-tox.org
WWW Virtual Library: Forensic Toxicology
http://home.lightspeed.net/~abarbour/vlibft.html

Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Sciences and Forensic Pathology http://www.msp.gouv.qc.ca/labo/index_en.asp
Forensic Chemistry Network http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/4329/

Forensic Biology
Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators
http://www.afdaa.org/
NIST STRbase http://www.cstl.nist.gov/biotech/strbase/index.htm

Forensic Linguistics
The International Association for Forensic Phonetics and Acoustics (IAFPA) http://www.iafpa.net/
International Association of Forensic Linguists (IAFL) http://www.iafl.org/
Association Internationale De Linguistique Appliquee: International Association of Applied Linguistics http://www.aila.info/
Forensic Linguistics Project at Hofstra University http://www.hofstra.edu/Academics/HCLAS/FLP/index_FLP.cfm
Forensic Linguistics at All About Forensic Science.com http://www.all-about-forensic-science.com/forensic-linguistics.html
Institute for Linguistic Evidence http://www.linguisticevidence.org/
Centre for Forensic Linguistics: Aston University http://www.forensiclinguistics.net/
Forensic Linguistics Institute http://www.thetext.co.uk

Fire Investigation
interFIRE.org, http://www.interfire.org
Fire Investigation Practices
http://www.ofm.gov.on.ca/english/FireProtection/munguide/04-52-03.asp
Fire and Arson Investigations
http://www.nettrace.com.au/resource/investigation/fire.htm

Property & Evidence Organizations
International Association for Property and Evidence http://www.iape.org
Colorado Association of Property and Evidence Technicians http://www.capet.com/
California Association for Property and Evidence http://www.cape-inc.us/
Arizona Association for Property and Evidence http://208.106.133.174/
Arkansas Association of Property and Evidence http://www.arproperty.org/
Illinois Association of Property and Evidence Managers http://www.iapem.org/
Nebraska Association of Property and Evidence http://www.sarpy.com/sheriff/NAPE/default.htm
Oregon Association of Property & Evidence Officers http://www.opoa.info/subchapters.htm
Property & Evidence Association of Florida, Inc. http://www.peaf.net/
Texas Association for Property and Evidence Inventory Technicians http://www.tapeit.net/

Missing Persons Organizations
National Missing and Unidentified Persons System: http://www.namus.gov
North Texas Center for Human Identification: http://www.unthumanid.org
National Institute of Justice DNA Initiative: http://www.dna.gov
FBI National Crime Information Center: http://www.fbi.gov/hq/cjisd/ncic.htm
Bureau of Justice Statistics: http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
New York Division of Criminal Justice Services: http://criminaljustice.state.ny.us
Hope for the Missing: http://www.hope4themissing.org

Scientific Working Groups
Scientific Working Group for Forensic Anthropology http://www.swganth.org
Scientific Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods http://www.swgdam.org
Scientific Working Group for Forensic Document Examination http://www.swgdoc.org
Scientific Working Group on Dogs and Orthogonal Detection Guidelines http://www.swgdog.org
Scientific Working Group on Friction Ridge Analysis, Study and Technology http://www.swgfast.org
Scientific Working Group for Firearms and Toolmarks http://www.swggun.org
Scientific Working Group on Materials Analysis http://swgmat.org
Scientific Working Group for Shoeprint and Tire Tread Evidence http://www.swgtread.org
Scientific Working Group on Disaster Victim Identification http://www.swgdvi.org
Scientific Working Group on Toxicology http://www.swg-tox.org
Scientific Working Group on Medico-Legal Death Investigation http://www.swgmdi.org
Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence http://www.swgde.org
Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technology http://www.swgit.org
Facial Identification Scientific Working Group http://www.fiswg.org
Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs http://www.swgdrug.org
Scientific Working Group on Gun Shot Residue http://www.swggsr.org/
Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis http://www.swgstain.org
Scientific Working Group for Fire and Explosives Scenes http://ncfs.ucf.edu/twgfex

Other Forensic Related Organizations
American Bar Association http://www.abanet.org
American College of Forensic Examiners http://www.acfei.com
American Judicature Society http://www.ajs.org
American National Standards Institute http://www.ansi.org
American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors http://www.ascld.org
American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors-Laboratory Accreditation Board http://www.ascld-lab.org
Asian Forensic Sciences Network (AFSN) http://www.asianforensic.net
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners http://www.acfe.com
Association of Federal Defense Attorneys http://afda.org
Association of Forensic DNA Analysts and Administrators http://www.afdaa.org
Association of Forensic Physicians http://www.afpweb.org.uk
Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers http://www.afqam.org
Association of Prosecuting Attorneys http://www.apainc.org
ASTM International http://www.astm.org/COMMIT/COMMITTEE/E30.htm
California Association of Crime Lab Directors http://www.cacld.net
California Association of Criminalists http://www.cacnews.org
Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences http://www.csfs.ca
Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations http://www.thecfso.org
European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) http://www.enfsi.eu
Federal Public Defenders http://www.fd.org
Forensic Association of Computer Technologists http://www.byteoutofcrime.org
Forensic Expert Witness Association http://www.forensic.org
Forensic Isotope Mass Spectrometry http://www.forensic-isotopes.org
Forensic Quality Services – International http://www.forquality.org
Forensic Science Education Program Accreditation Commission http://www.aafs.org/fepac
Fraternal Order of Police http://www.fop.net
Innocence Project http://www.innocenceproject.org
International Association of Arson Investigators http://www.firearson.com
International Association of Chiefs of Police http://www.theiacp.org
International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists http://www.iacis.com
International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners http://theiacme.com/iacme/index.aspx
International Association of Coroners/Medical Examiners http://www.theiacme.com
International Association of Forensic Mental Health Services http://www.iafmhs.org
International Association of Forensic Sciences http://www.iafs2011.mj.pt/aboutIAFS.htm
International Association of Identification http://www.theiai.org
International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG) http://www.isfg.org
Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists http://www.maafs.org
Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists http://www.mafs.net
National Association of Attorneys General http://www.naag.org
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers http://www.nacdl.org
National Association of Forensic Economics http://www.nafe.net
National Center for State Courts http://www.ncsc.org/default.aspx
National District Attorneys Association http://www.ndaa.org
National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives http://www.noblenational.org
National Organization of Forensic Social Work http://www.nofsw.org
National Sheriffs’ Association http://www.sheriffs.org
Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists http://www.neafs.org
Northwestern Association of Forensic Scientists http://www.nwafs.org
Society of Forensic Toxicology http://www.soft-tox.org
Southern Association of Forensic Scientists http://www.southernforensic.org
Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists http://www.swafs.us
The International Society of Forensic Computer Examiners (ISFCE) http://www.isfce.com