JS 112 Bloodstain new 041910

JS 112 Bloodstain new 041910 - JS 112: Bloodstain Pattern...

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JS 112: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis I. Announcements, Acknowledgements, Assignments II. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis a. Definition- pattern, size, shape and location b. Uses of bloodstain pattern analysis c. Properties of blood d. Categories of bloodstains- Passive, transferred, projected e. Target surface f. Angle of impact g. Point of convergence to determine origin III. CSI Bloodstain Pattern Exercises Stain as a function of volume, origin, target surface, impact angle, distance
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Announcements/Assignments/Acknowledgements Assignments: Read Chapters 10, 11, 12- Bloodstain ppt/handout Study for quiz Acknowledgements and References for more information Akin, L.2005.Blood. Interpretation at Crime Scenes. The Forensic Examiner. 14:6-10. Bevel, T and Gardner, RM. 2002. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. 2 nd ed. CRC Press. HemoSpat- Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Software: http://hemospat.com/ International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: http://www.iabpa.org/ IABPA (International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts). Suggested IABPA Terminology List. Retr. 10/05 from: http://www.iabpa.org/RevEduc.pdf James, SH, Kish, PE and Sutton, TP. 2005. Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis: Theory and Practice.CRC Press. *Slemko, J. BLOODSTAIN PATTERN ANALYSIS TUTORIAL – Retrieved Spring 2005 from http://www.bloodspatter.com/BPATutorial.htm *Wolson, T. 2001. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop. Toby Wolson. Miami-Dade Police Department Course * Wilkipedia: The Free Encyclopedia. Bloodstain pattern analysis. http://en.wikipedia.org/ wiki/Blood_pattern_analysis_at_crime_scenes Optional Assignments for Extra Credit- Slemko 2005 or Computers vs String - http://www.crime-scene-investigator.net/computersvstrings.html . Write a 500 word summary and 3Q and 3 A by weds 2 December for 1 extra credit point.
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The success or failure of any criminal investigation often depends on the recognition of physical evidence left at a crime scene and the proper analysis of that evidence.
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Crime scenes that involve bloodshed often contain a wealth of information in the form of bloodstains. The pattern, size, shape, and the location of such stains may be very useful in the reconstruction of the events that occurred. http://www.bloodspatter.com/BPATutorial.htm William G. ECKERT and Stuart H. JAMES
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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis is the examination of the shapes, locations, and distribution patterns of bloodstains, in order to provide an interpretation of the physical events which gave rise to their origin. Based on the premise that all bloodstains and bloodstain patterns are characteristic of the forces that have created them
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Uses of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Location and description of individual stains and patterns. Mechanism that created the stains
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