Forensic Resource Links

NFSTC@FIU works with many forensic science professional associations, programs, working groups and universities, and is happy to provide direction to those looking for further information.

Forensic Professional Organizations

AAFS | American Academy of Forensic Sciences
ABC | American Board of Criminalistics
ABFDE | American Board of Forensic Document Examiners
ABFO | American Board of Forensic Odontology
ABFT | American Board of Forensic Toxicology
AFQAM | Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers
AFTE | Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners
ASCLD | American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors
ASQDE | American Society of Questioned Document Examiners
ASTM | American Society for Testing and Materials
CAC | California Association of Criminalists
CACLD | California Association of Crime Laboratory Directors
CSFS | Canadian Society of Forensic Science
IAI | International Association for Identification
MAAFS | Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists
MAFS | Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
NAME | National Association of Medical Examiners
NEAFS | Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists
NIFS | National Institute of Forensic Science (AU: ANZPAA NIFS)
NWAFS | Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists
SAFS | Southern Association of Forensic Scientists
SWAFS | Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists
SWGDE | Scientific Working Group on Digital Evidence
SWGDRUG | Scientific Working Group on Analysis of Seized Drugs
SWGFAST | Scientific Working Group for Friction Ridge Analysis, Study & Technology
TIAFT | The International Association of Forensic Toxicologists


ANAB | ANSI National Accreditation Board

Programs and Universities

CSU Fullerton | California State University, Fullerton, Crime and Forensics Programs
GFJC | Global Forensic and Justice Center
MFRC | Midwest Forensic Resource Center
MUFSC | Marshall University Forensic Science Center
NCFS | National Center for Forensic Science at the University of Central Florida
UF | University of Florida Forensic Science
FIU | International Forensic Research Institute

Other resources

BJS | Bureau of Justice Statistics
CBRNE Tech Index | CBRNE Tech Forensic Applications
FTCOE | Forensic Technology Center of Excellence
NCJRS | National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCSTL | National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology, and the Law
NIJ Tech | National Institute of Justice – Technology Links
NIST | Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC-Forensic Science)

Laws and Policies

NCSL | National Conference of State Legislatures Forensic Science Database

Journals and Publications

Forensic Science International: Synergy
Journal of Forensic Science
NIJ Journal