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CMRJ332 - Bloodspatter Pattern Analysis


This course will provide the student with a basic understanding Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and its use in criminal investigations. Students will learn how to identify bloodstains using the Bloodstain Classification Taxonomy and the importance of the scientific method in bloodstain pattern analysis. This course will discuss proper documentation and collection methods of bloodstains and the legal standards that support bloodstain evidence as well as courtroom presentation. Students will examine several bloodstain patterns from crime scenes and determine the type of stain and their relevance to the criminal case.






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Book Title: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, 3rd Ed-E-book available in the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9781420052688
Publication Info: Taylor & Francis Group
Author: Bevel, Tom
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