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Physics/Pattern Interpretation Scientific Area Committee

Physics SAC and subcommittees

The Physics/Pattern Interpretation Scientific Area Committee (SAC) provides strategic direction, serves as a platform to integrate similar standards activities across multiple forensic science disciplines, and manages the activities of the following subcommittees:


Henry Swofford, SAC Chair, National Institute of Standards and Technology

Gerry LaPorte, SAC Vice Chair, Florida International University

Miriam Angel, Forensic Document Examination Subcommittee Chair, Los Angeles Police Department

Heidi Eldridge, Friction Ridge Subcommittee Subcommittee Chair, George Washington University

David Kanaris, Footwear & Tire Subcommittee Chair, Alaska Scientific Crime Detection Laboratory

Holly Latham, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee Chair, Kansas Bureau of Investigation

Todd Weller, Firearms & Toolmarks Subcommittee Subcommittee Chair, Weller Forensics, LLC

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Created July 14, 2014, Updated October 24, 2023