Forensic Fiber Examiner Training Program
Consistent with a laboratory experiment book. This document offers exercises at each stage of the learning process to include time allotted for the exercise, materials to have on hand and objectives.
Forensic Fiber Examination Guidelines
- Details all aspects of the examination process; consists of optional requirements
- Primary audience is analysis and forensic science management
Process To Create
- Needed a non-stop document that addressed the various steps in the examination process.
- Drafts offered for community comment. Comments reviewed by the fiber subgroup and incorporated or denied.
- All changes presented to the full SWG for their review. Final Draft voted on; if approved, submitted to ASTM for incorporation.
- Enforcement - Voluntary
- Introduction to Fibers Chapter (2011 Update)
- Microscopy Chapter (2011 Update)
- UV-VIS Spectroscopy of Textile Fibers Chapter (2011 Update)
- IR and ATR Chapter (2014 Update)
- Fabrics and Cordage Chapter (2014 Update)
Jennifer Remy, North Carolina State Crime Laboratory
Claude Roux, School of Chemistry and Forensic Science
William M. Schneck, Washington State Patrol Crime Lab
Glenn D. Schubert, Illinois State Police
Scott F. Stoeffler, McCrone Associates, Inc.
Sandy Parent, Texas Department of Public Safety Crime Laboratory - Austin
Doug Orr, National Centre for Forensic Services - Alberta
Kornelia Nehse, Der Polizeiprasident in Berlin, Textilkunde und mikromarphologie
Kevin McMahon, New Hampshire Department of Public Safety, State Police Forensic Laboratory
Cheryl Lozen, Michigan State Police
Sandy Koch, FBI Laboratory
Eileen A. Davis
Mark Kurowski, Acadiana Criminalistics Lab
Samuel J. (Skip) Palenik, Microtrace