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Registration now open for 2013 ICAC-SIT: Cell Phone Collection, Investigation and Law classes

The Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Special Investigative Techniques (SIT) – Cell Phone Investigation, Collection and Law course is now open for registration for all 2013 classes. The three-day, hands-on program delivered by NFSTC and HTCI is offered at no cost to ICAC Task Force members and other investigators and will be held multiple times at locations throughout the country.


Long-awaited bloodstain analysis video now available

Blood spatter evidence can be messy and may pose difficulties for crime scene investigators. However, experts trained in bloodstain pattern analysis (BPA) can gather a significant amount of information about the events that produced bloodshed by studying the droplets left behind. NFSTC recently worked with BPA expert John Black from Ron Smith & Associates to produce a video demonstrating one of the methods investigators use to analyze blood stains, the stringing method.


Working with NFSTC just got even easier!

Agencies, organizations or individuals looking for quality services can request a quote right from our website. Browse our capabilities and services pages to learn more about training and instructional design, test and evaluation, consulting and other services for the forensic industry. Need more information or a custom estimate? Download the general quote request form and tell us what you need.


AFTE Online Certification Test Open for Registration

The Association of Firearm and Tool Mark Examiners (AFTE ) is now accepting applications to take the written portion of the certification test during the October 22 to November 2, 2012 time period. Qualified applicants should submit test application(s), fees, and proctor contact information to the AFTE Certification Programs Chairman by COB October 12, 2012.


NFSTC’s Mike O’Berry joins roster of certified evidence photographers

NFSTC is proud to announce that Project Manager Mike O’Berry has completed the intensive 40-hour course of classroom instruction along with a three-part examination to become a certified evidence photographer (CEP) through the Professional Photographic Certification Commission (PPCC). Currently, the PPCC recognizes only 75 photographers in the world with the CEP credential. NFSTC now has two CEPs on staff and others pursuing the credential.