Forensic and professional Organizations and sites


Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

American Board of Forensic Odontology

American Corrections Association

American Jail Association

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors (ASCLD)

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors, Laboratory Accreditation Board (ASCLD-LAB)



American Society of Questioned Document Examiners (ASQDE)

Ask a Forensic Artist


Biomet - The Biometric Resource Center


Canadian Identification Society (Complete Latent Print Examination)

Cognitive Aspects in Fingerprint (and other forensic) Identifications

Consortium of Forensic Science Organizations

Federal Criminal Investigators Association

Fingerprint Society


FLETC - Federal Law Enforcement Training Center




Forensic Advisers International (FAI)

Forensic Art

Forensic Panel

The Forensic Science Portal

Forensic Quality Services (FQS-I)-Accreditation

Forensic Specialties Accreditation Board, Inc.

Forensic Identification Training & Consulting

International Association of Chiefs of Police

International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards & Training

International Association of Forensic Nurses 

International Association of Law Enforcement Intelligence Analysts

International Association of Property Crime Investigators

International Homicide Investigators Association 



International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association

International Police Association - U.S. Section

Latent Print Examination

Law Enforcement Video Association (LEVA) 

Mexican Society of Criminology of the State of Nuevo Leon

National Internal Affairs Investigators Association

National Clearinghouse for Science, Technology and the Law

National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS)

National District Attorneys' Association

National Forensic Science Technology Center (NFSTC)

National Sheriffs' Association

Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)

Scientific Working Group on Bloodstain Pattern Analysis


Scientific Working Group on Friction Ridge Analysis, Study and Technology


Scientific Working Group on Imaging Technology (SWGIT)


Scientific Working Group on Shoeprint and Tire Tread Evidence (SWGTREAD)


Southern Association of Forensic Scientists


Southern California Association of Fingerprint Officers


Southwestern Association for Forensic Scientists (SWAFS)


Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine (Australia)


U.S. Police Canine Association


Law Enforcement and Correctional Websites:


Cop Net Directory

The Corrections Connection

Just 4 Cops

Force Science Research Center  

Institute for the Prevention of In-Custody Deaths

The Police Assessment Resource Center

The Police Foundation

The Police Officers Internet Directory


U.S. Department of Justice Sites:


U.S Department of Justice - Main Page

Criminal Justice Reference Service

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Bureau of Prisons

National Institute of Justice

National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center

Office of Justice Programs


Reference pages and documents


Crime and Clues

Crime Scene Investigator Network

National Criminal Justice Reference Service Master index

Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator

Crime scene investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement

Linguistic Interrogation Expert Services

Advanced Interviewing concepts

FBI Reports and Publications

FBI Lab Services

FBI Handbook of Forensic Services

FBI Behavioral Science Unit

FBI Taking Legible Fingerprints

FBI Biometric Services (IAFIS)

National Institute of Justice Fingerprint Sourcebook

New York State Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Studies in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

Blood Spatter-Properties of blood (PDF)

Chesapeake Bay Reagent Formulas