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Crime Scene Investigation & Reconstruction Subcommittee

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The Crime Scene Investigation & Reconstruction Subcommittee supports development of standards and guidance for crime scene investigations.

Officers | Members | Standards | Discipline-Specific Baseline Documents | Research & Development Needs | Presentations

 

Officers

C. Stephen DeFrance, Subcommittee Chair, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Stephanie Regan, Subcommittee Vice Chair, Kauai Police Department

Kimberlee Sue Moran, Subcommittee Executive Secretary, Rutgers University - Camden

Members

Tony Becker, Forensic Training Group, LLC

Richard Phillip Carter, Jr., U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Karen Green, Green Forensics Inc.

Jason Keller, Naval Criminal Investigative Service 

Matthew Noedel, Noedel Scientific

Clint Norris, State of New Mexico

Jane Northrop, Rhode Island State Police (Quality Representative)

Kevin Parmelee, Somerset County Prosecutor's Office (NJ)

Christine Pinto, Los Angeles County Sheriff Department

Ronald Reinstein, Arizona Supreme Court (Legal Representative)

Ryan Rezzelle, Leica Geosystems

Kimberley Shapiro, San Bernardino County Sheriff's - Scientific Investigations Division

Michele Smith, Louisiana State Police Crime Laboratory

Martha Smith-Blackmore, DVM, Forensic Veterinary Investigations, LLC

Barbara Spellman, University of Virginia (Human Factors Representative)

Jeffery Tomberlin, Texas A&M University

Troy E. Wilson, Texas Department of Public Safety

Neil Zielinski, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

Standards

Tier 1: On the OSAC Registry

  • None currently.

Tier 2: Published by a Standards Developing Organization (SDO)

  • ASTM E620-11(18) Standard Practice for Reporting Opinions of Scientific or Technical Experts.
  • ASTM E860-07(13)e2 Standard Practice for Examining and Preparing Items that are or may Become Involved in Criminal or Civil Litigation. 
  • ASTM E1020-13e1 Standard Practice for Reporting Incidents that may Involve Criminal or Civil Litigation.
  • ASTM E1188-11(17) Standard Practice for Collection and Preservation of Information and Physical Items by a Technical Investigator.
  • ASTM E1459-13(18) Standard Guide for Physical Evidence Labeling and Related Documentation.
note: Criminal justice agencies can access the astm standards above by visiting the access to standards webpage. 

Tier 3: Sent to an SDO

Tier 4: Under Development

  • Standard for Initial Response at Scenes by Crime Scene Investigators.
  • Standard for On-Scene Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence. 
  • Standard for the Examination of the Live Animals Suspected to be Impacted by Cruelty to Animals.
  • Standard Practice for Crime Scene Metrology.
  • Standard Guide for Quality Management in Crime Scene Investigation.
  • Standard Practice for the Collection and Preservation of Biological Materials.
  • Standard Method for the Chemical Testing of Suspected Projectile Impacts.
  • Standard Method for the Measurement of Trajectory Angles with a Protractor.
  • Collection and Preservation of Entomological Evidence during Forensic Investigations. 
  • Standard for Entomological Sample Processing for Molecular Analysis.
  • Standard for the Collection and Preservation of Questioned Document Related Evidence.
  • Standard Practice for the Collection of Primer Gunshot Residue Particles from Clothing, Vehicles and Other Objects Using Adhesive Lifters.
  • Standard for the Documentation of Scenes by Crime Scene Investigators.

Discipline-Specific Baseline Documents

  • None currently.

Research & Development Needs

Presentations

Created April 8, 2016, Updated December 7, 2020