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P.O. Box 604
Concord, NH 03302-0604
Phone: 603.568.0713


3 Day Bloodstain Pattern Documentation and Analysis Course

This 3-day workshop is designed for police officers, detectives, crime scene investigators, and criminalists who process, document, recover and preserve blood at crime scenes. Inexperienced officers and seasoned investigators alike will expand their abilities using the concepts and methods taught in this class.  All information in this course is taught in accordance with standards set forth by the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (IABPA), SWGSTAIN, and the International Association for Identification (IAI) certification reference materials.

Course topics include

    • Terminology
    • Scene Documentation
    • Concepts of Blood Drop Flight
    • Recovery of Latent Blood
    • Chemical Tests
    • Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

Students will benefit from lectures, case examples and several hands-on exercises.  The practical exercises will expose students to modern methods used in the recovery and documentation of blood at crime scenes with an overview of bloodstain pattern analysis.

For questions about this course, contact our Training Coordinator: tburt@focossforensics.com


DATE             May 20-22, 2015
LOCATION   Keene Police Department
                        400 Marlboro Rd, Keene, NH
TIMES            8:30AM - 4:30PM
COST              $375
DEADLINE    May 1, 2015
LODGING      Local Hotel Information

About the Instructor:  Kimberly Rumrill

Kim Rumrill is a criminalist at the NH State Police Forensic Laboratory where she performs serological and DNA analyses on evidence collected from crime scenes.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Medical Technology and a masters degree in Forensic Science.  Kim has attended several advanced trainings on bloodstain pattern analysis including courses taught by Tom Bevel, Paul Kish, Dr. Mike Taylor  (Institute of Environmental Science and Research) and Dr. Mark Jeremy of the Netherlands.  Kim has been processing crime scenes for bloodstain patterns since 2000.




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