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Crime Scene Investigation Subcommittee

Members of the OSAC Crime Scene Investigation Subcommittee
Members of the OSAC Crime Scene Investigation Subcommittee (July 2019)

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

Officers | Members | OSAC Registry Approved DocumentsDocuments in Process | Research & Development Needs | Discipline-Specific Baseline DocumentsPresentations


Michael P. Kessler, Subcommittee Chair, National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC)

Charles DeFrance, Subcommittee Vice Chair, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation

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


Adam Becnel,  Louisiana State Police

Tony L. Becker, Forensic Training Group

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

Karen Green, Green Forensics Inc.

Michael Haag, Albuquerque Police Department Crime Laboratory

Jason Keller, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS)

Clint Norris, New Mexico State Police

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

Christine Pinto, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Stephanie Regan, Kauai Police Department

Ryan Rezzelle, Leica Geosystems

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

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

Jeff Tomberlin, Texas A&M University

Joyce Williams, Stevenson University

Troy E. Wilson, Texas Department of Public Safety

Neil Zielinski, Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office

OSAC Registry Approved Documents

  • None currently.

Documents in Process

Under Development:

  • Standard for Crime Scene Investigation Guiding Principles.
  • Standard Guide for Crime Scene Reconstruction.
  • Standard Practice for the Documentation and Processing of Shooting Scenes.
  • Standard for Law Enforcement Response to Crime Scenes.
  • Standard Method for the Chemical Testing of Suspected Projectile Impacts.
  • Standard Method for Measuring Trajectory Angles.
  • Standard for the Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence During Crime Scene Investigations.
  • Standard for the Collection and Preservation of Arthropod Samples from Humans or Other Animals.

Work Product Sent to SDO:

SDO Published: 

  • None currently.

Entered OSAC Registry Approval Process:

  • ASTM E620-11(18) Standard Practice for Reporting Opinions of Scientific or Technical Experts.
  • 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.
  • ASTM E1492 Standard Practice for Receiving, Documenting, Storing, and Retrieving Evidence in a Forensic Science Laboratory.

Research & Development Needs

Discipline-Specific Baseline Documents

  • None currently.


Created April 8, 2016, Updated December 10, 2019