Violent crimes often result in bloodshed. The analysis of bloodstain evidence is a valuable instrument in the successful prosecution and exoneration of those charged with violent crimes. The International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts (IABPA) is an organization of forensic experts specializing in the field of bloodstain pattern analysis. As a professional forensic association IABPA represents a worldwide membership from various scientific and law enforcement backgrounds to encourage and promote the science and standardization of scientific techniques of bloodstain pattern analysis. The IABPA is currently comprised of approximately 600 members, worldwide, from various scientific, law enforcement, criminal justice, and academic backgrounds.
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The science of bloodstain pattern analysis can assist investigators in making determinations, such as, relative positions of the victim or suspect, the nature of the force and weapon used, and the approximate number of blows struck during an assault. This course is designed for those who investigate crime scenes containing blood evidence, such as assaults and death investigation, as well as those who process bloodstained evidentiary items. Participants will learn the basic knowledge of bloodstain pattern analysis, including methods and skills for the scientific interpretation of bloodstain evidence at crime scenes and on evidentiary items. Course instruction is through lecture and case review with emphasis on experiments and practical application. This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Texas Forensic Science Academy Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Course #40057. Participant Testimonials:”One of the best classes I’ve been to!! I was very impressed with the knowledge and teaching skills of the instructors. Great course.””The instructors took the time to make sure every student understood the material. Very impressed!” Show less
The science of bloodstain pattern analysis can assist investigators in making determinations, such as, relative positions of the victim or suspect, the nature of the force and weapon used, and the approximate number of blows struck during an assault. This course is designed for those who… Show more
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