Physicists Are Sciencing the Shit Out of Gunshot Blood SpatterFriday, August 5, 2016
That's where physicists can help, because so little is known about the precise physics of how blood behaves under various circumstances-plus the same patterns can be produced in different ways.
CLAIRMONT: Blood patterns on that pickup truck may tell a grim storySaturday, March 5, 2016
Sgt. Robert Jones, a blood stain pattern analyst with the Waterloo Regional Police Service, interpreted the story of Tim's blood on his own Dodge Ram diesel pickup.
Mistrial Denied in Jessica Alinsky Homicide CaseSaturday, February 20, 2016
Reynolds voiced to state police Trooper John Corrigan concerns over the investigator’s findings in his Nov. 25, 2013 report on the Alinsky case, specifically conclusions that were “flawed and not supported by scientific principles.”
BPA - Codes of Conduct and Practice (United Kingdom)Wednesday, December 16, 2015
This appendix provides further explanation of some of the requirements of bloodstain pattern analysis. This document specifically relates to the classification and identification of bloodstain patterns at crime scenes and in the laboratory.
Canadian Case Law - Independence and Objectivity of an Expert WitnessSunday, June 14, 2015
.........should independence and impartiality be considered at the threshold admissibility stage, or only in the weight given to the evidence?
The Real CSI - Finding Answers in Blood Spatter PatternsTuesday, November 25, 2014
Queensland, Australia
BPA under review - Tasmania, AustraliaTuesday, November 25, 2014
R. v. Susan Neill-Fraser
Study Finds Bloodstain BiasTuesday, August 5, 2014
Investigator: Conroe police sergent was behind RiosSunday, July 13, 2014
A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office crime scene investigator, who performed analysis on the blood stain pattern from Conroe PD Sgt. Jason Blackwelder’s clothes...
BPA in the Oscar Pistorius TrialSaturday, March 22, 2014
Pretoria - Wounds to Reeva Steenkamp's head and right arm would have caused arterial spurting and a trail of blood in Oscar Pistorius's house after he shot her, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday.
20 Years of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in OntarioSaturday, March 22, 2014
This year is a notable anniversary for bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA) in Ontario. According to OPP, there was no training available in Canada for this particular field of forensics until provincial police decided in 1993 to launch a specialized program
The David Camm CaseTuesday, October 15, 2013
Expert testifies there can be a 50% error rate.
Michael Peterson New Trial - Bloodstain EvidenceTuesday, August 27, 2013
The newly discovered evidence concerned, among other things, Agent Deaver's representations regarding the number of cases involving bloodstain analysis in which he had participated, the number of reports he had written in cases involving bloodstain...
Engineer Working to Put More Science Behind BPAThursday, April 18, 2013
Iowa State University
Bloodstain Expert Offers Insight Into Victims PlacementMonday, November 19, 2012
As testimony in the murder trial of Jack Hale entered its third week, jurors had the opportunity to hear from a bloodstain pattern analyst whose expertise helped identify where the victim was likely standing on..........
Blood spatter links Velez to Hudson slay victimsThursday, October 25, 2012
Based on a blood spatter pattern on the jeans Idelfonso Velez wore the night Trisha Bennett and Angel Ortiz were murdered, a chemist told jurors Velez was likely near the victims when they were murdered.
Blood Found in Durant's BasementThursday, October 25, 2012
Based on the size of the droplets, Patrick Laturnus testified the blood stains were indicative of spatter, which meant the blood was airborne before hitting the stairs and not the result of transfer from one object to another.
A New Look at Bloodstains is Changing ForensicsSaturday, October 20, 2012
Dr. Silke Brodbeck heads Germany's only institute specializing in bloodstain pattern analysis. Brodbeck thinks that insights into the field of blood stain analysis could force closed murder cases to reopen.
The Undetermined Death of Jessie GarwoodSaturday, October 20, 2012
A Winnipeg man who has spent years investigating his mother's death says he has solid evidence that her death was a homicide and not the accident police claim it was. "My mother's death was no accident," Jim Garwood said in an interview with CBC News.