Also see Forensics Labs
website at bsapp.com
- Zeno's Forensic
Zeno Geradts is a forensic scientist at the Netherlands
Forensic Institute of the Ministry of Justice at the Digital Evidence section in
the area of forensic (video) image processing and pattern recognition. This
comprehensive page is one of the most complete sites in the field. Zeno has
links to an extensive collection of sites arranged by subspecialty, including,
but not limited to, DNA, hair and fiber, firearms, handwriting, forensic
entomology, and forensic anthropology.
- Reddy's Forensic Page
Reddy P. Chamakura is a forensic scientist with the Police Laboratory, New York
City Police Department. Links to sites including, but not limited to, forensic
science organizations, forensic science journals, colleges/universities with
forensic programs, job opportunities, forensic science laboratories, law
enforcement agencies, forensic home pages, forensic chemistry/narcotics, mass
spectrometry, fingerprints, ballistics/firearms, microscopy, crime scene
processing/investigation/photography, arson, DNA, toxicology, questioned
documents, digital photography/imaging, image enhancing, web
publishing/internet, and forensic mailing lists.
Forensic documentaries on HBO directed by the leading pathologists Dr. Michael
Boden. This site contains lots of information and video clips as they
relate to autopsies and forensic science.
Go through autopsies as if you are a real corner. This site has
real picture of real cases for you to investigate. Additionally,
tutorial are included to aid you in your education. Eighteen cases.
An information center in forensic science, law and public policy for lawyers,
forensic scientists, educators, and public officials, maintained by Andre A.
Moenssens, a Douglas Stripp Missouri Professor of Law Emeritus.
Forensic Resource and Criminal Law Search Site
Created by Kim Kruglick, a criminal defense lawyer in Mill Valley,
California, this site pulls together resources arranged by forensic
subspecialty. To see the forensic science categories from the main page, click
on "Links to Over 1,000 Forensic Sites". The "A Beginner's Primer on the
Investigation of Forensic Evidence" link on the main page leads to some useful
primers in forensic sciences. Each of the subject pages provides a link to a
bibliography in that area, although they are sometimes out of date.
Kulesh's Forensic Page
With the increasing
growth of computer crimes in the world, forensic sciences has seen the
establishment of a new breed of forensic scientist, the cybercrime specialist.
Kulesh Shanmugasundaram, a graduate student in the computer science department
at Polytechnic University in New York, has created a growing list of
digital/cyber/computational forensic related resources. Although it may not be
flashy and it lacks annotations, it is extensive. Resources are arranged into
the categories: Conferences, People, "R&D Groups//Projects//News Groups", "News
Groups//Mailing Lists, Papers, Articles//FAQs//Talks", Forensic Books, Tools,
Other Forensic Links, and Organizations and conferences.
Directory of Forensic Science Resources
Resources in this Yahoo
directory are arranged by broad subject categories: College and University
Departments and Programs, Companies, Forensic Anthropology, Forensic Entomology,
Forensic Nursing, Forensic Odontology, Forensic Psychiatry, Forensic Ps ychology,
Forensic Toxicology, Government Laboratories, Organizations, Research, and Web
Directories. Yahoo is a searchable directory built by humans. They have a team
of real live humans (Yahoo! Surfers), who visit and evaluate suggested sites and
decide where they best belong.
Google Web Directory in Forensic Sciences
in the Google Web Directory in Forensic Sciences are arranged in a similar
manner to the Yahoo directory. Google is a true search engine in that it has a
robot or a software program that searches and indexes the Web. The Google Web
Directory integrates Google's sophisticated search technology with Open
Directory pages. Web Directory pages are enhanced with importance ranking. The
web pages in the Google directory have been selected by thousands of volunteer
editors from the Netscape Open Directory Project, a large public directory
managed by Netscape.
International Association for Craniofacial Identification (IACI)
The IACI, formed in 1988, is an organization comprised mainly of medical and
scientific professionals throughout the world who specialize in Forensic
Odontology, Forensic Anthropology, 2 and 3-dimensional Skull Reconstruction
Techniques, Computer Based Skull Reconstruction, Facial Aging for Law
Enforcement, and Facial Mapping, as well as Composite Sketching. The
are particularly useful. Craniofacial
Identification Links are arranged into two columns with no annotations.
Links range from traditional to computerized methods of craniofacial
The site covers the various facets of forensic art, giving a brief
description of each. This site is maintained by Wesley Neville, a forensic
artist and polygraphist with the Florence County Sheriff's Office in
Florence, South Carolina, and a member of the International Association for
Identification (IAI) forensic art sub-committee. The abundance of graphics
makes the site slow to load, but a lot of images are to be expected on an
"art" site. The red print on black background and tiny font size might make
the site somewhat hard to read for some folks but persevere as there are
some excellent resources here.
A great introduction to human osteology, forensic anthropology,
paleopathology, and histology by experts in their fields. Topics include
age, sex, stature, race, pathology, trauma, taphonomy, identifying
characteristics, and graduate education in forensic anthropology.