Forensic Human Hair Examination Guidelines

-Everything you wanted to know about hair examinations but never thought you would have to ask.

Process to Create:

-To provide a standardized methodology for the hair examination process

-Drafts offered to community for comment

-Comments reviewed by the hair subgroup and  incorporated or denied

-All changes presented to the full SWG for their review

-Final draft voted on by full SWG - If approved, submitted to ASTM for incorporation

-Enforcement - Voluntary

Documents

Forensic Human Hair Examination Guidelines

Forensic Hair Comparison: Background Information for Interpretation

Forensic Human Hair Training Guideline

Hair Admissibility Package

Hair Bibliography

Members

Amy Michaud, ATF Laboratory

Joshua Friedman, FBI Laboratory

Silvana Tridico, Victoria Police Forensic Services Centre

Peter DeForest, John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Stephen Shaw, FBI Laboratory

Lara Mosenthin, Kentucky State Police

Larry Peterson, US Army Criminal Investigation Laboratory

Ricci Cooksey, California Department of Justice Sacramento Crime Laboratory

Bonnie Yates, Retired US Fish and Wildlife Lab

David Exline, Gateway Analytical

Contact us at asteetrace@gmail.com

Upcoming Events

2019 AAFS Meeting ASTEE Reception:

Wednesday 2/20/19

6-8 PM

B&O American Brasserie (Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore Inner Harbor)

2 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

$10/person

PayPal payable to asteetrace@gmail.com (please write "AAFS" in description)

Please RSVP to Allyson Karr (akarr@isp.in.gov) by Wednesday 2/6/19

2019 SAFS/ASTEE Meeeting:

4/29/19-5/3/19

Asheville, North Carolina

Registration Form and Workshop Abstracts

Call For Papers Submission Form

Meeting Website

Inter/Micro 2019:

6/10/19-6/14/19

Chicago, Illinois

ASTEE reception at Inter/Micro TBA

Meeting website

Forms / Downloads

Current Bylaws (October 2018)

Current Admin Rules (October 2018)

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