This one-day introduction to Blood Pattern Analysis (BPA) on clothing covers a broad idea of what to expect when an incident involves violence and a bleeding injury and how blood can be deposited onto clothing as well as the types of stain or pattern which can be observed.
Who is this Course for?
This course is ideal for those who wish to obtain a greater awareness of blood pattern analysis on clothing and how it can be used in forensic investigations. This includes:
Senior Investigating Officers
Crime Scene Managers, Crime Scene / Forensic Investigators
Scientific Support Managers / Forensic Service Managers
The course will be delivered by our own highly experienced blood pattern analysis scientists, who will provide an awareness of blood pattern analysis on clothing and an understanding of its strengths and limitations in forensic investigations.
The Blood Pattern Awareness Clothing course will include the following:
Overall awareness of blood pattern analysis - including its uses and limitations
Principles and theory
Different pattern types, including different surface types and their effect on blood pattern
Strengths and limitations of blood pattern analysis on clothing and other items
Alteration of blood patterns post incident
Practical exercises in blood dynamics, reconstruction and clothing/weapon items
Mixture of lectures and practical
Documentation and reporting
Yes. We can offer training in all areas of forensic science and so please call us on 01235 774870 to discuss your requirements.