This is a 3-credit course.
This course will address the principles of bloodstain pattern creation and analysis as they pertain to biological evidence. It will also include instruction for appropriate recording, collecting, and processing of bloodstains and bloodstain patterns.
* Prior to the Spring 2024 term, PHA 6856 Bloodstain Pattern Analysis was previously named “Blood Distribution and Spatter”
Please review our recommended course order.
|History of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and the Medium of Blood
|Modern Terminology and Classification
|Motion and Directionality
|Origin and Convergence
|Documenting and Crime Scene Reconstruction
|Testing and Enhancement
|Presentation and Courtroom Testimony
- Bloodstain Pattern Analysis with an introduction to crime scene reconstruction. Bevel and Gardner. 3rd edition. ISBN 13:978-1-4200-5268-8
- Principles of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Theory and Practice. James, Kish, Sutton. 1st edition. ISBN 13: 978-0-367-77806-4 (paperback)
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