BPA/Forensic Resource Links


The Organization of Scientific Area Committees for Forensic Science (NIST)
The Bloodstain Pattern Subcommittee Focuses on standards and guidelines related to the scientific detection and analysis of bloodstain patterns present at crime scenes and on associated evidence.
Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction
The Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (ACSR) began in 1991 with a group of professionals in Oklahoma and Texas who investigated crime scenes and performed forensic analyses and comparisons on evidence from crime scenes. These professionals saw a need for an organization that would encompass an understanding of the whole crime scene and the necessity of reconstructing that scene in order to better understand the elements of the crime and to recognize and preserve evidence.
Rocky Mountain Assoc. of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts
RMABPA was formed in 1988 by a group of bloodstain pattern analysts in Colorado.   The purpose was to "...meet informally to present, review, discuss, and critique specific bloodstain pattern cases."
ESR BPA Resource and Learning Centre
BPA resources including a video liberary and a bloodstain pattern collection...
MFRC Bloodletting Mechanism High Speed Videos
Midwest Forensic Resource Centre (MFRC) in Ames, Iowa
  • Produced by:  Terry Laber, Bart Epstein, and Dr. Michael Taylor