Forensic services (Scottish police services authority)
The Scottish Police Services Authority (SPSA) Forensic Services brings together all existing forensic, fingerprint, and crime scene investigation capabilities in Scotland. Its services include scene examination, chemistry, biology, DNA, drugs, fingerprints, and specialist services The site provides information about these areas of specialisms, including scene examination and forensic chemistry, biology and genetics along with other specialist services. It also includes the history and practice of fingerprinting, case studies, and useful links.
British Academy of Forensic Sciences
The British Academy of Forensic Sciences is an UK-based charity, founded in 1960, which aims to improve the knowledge and practice of forensic science and medicine. The Academy's website provides details of its activities and events. The Academy's journal Medicine Science and the Law can be searched on this site and selected pages of the articles can be viewed.
Forensic science resources
This site provides links to forensic science resources, including associations, criminalistics and trace evidence. Links are also provided to areas resources in areas such as forensic medicine and pathology, arson investigation, forensic chemistry and toxicology, questioned document examination, crime scene investigation, ethics and forensic science, forensic DNA analysis, and forensic psychiatry and psychology.
European Network of Forensic Science Institutes
The European Network of Forensic Science Institutes (ENFSI) was established with the "purpose of sharing knowledge, exchanging experiences and coming to mutual agreements in the field of forensic science". The website provides information on ENFSI meetings, membership, working groups, documents and publications.
Fiber Reference Image Library
The Fiber Reference Image Library is provided by Ohio State University in the USA. The site includes microscopic images of natural and man-made fibres along with a selection of articles on relevant topics like fibre identification and a news section. (Some sections are restricted to staff, students and Friends of Ohio State University)
Forensic Science Society
The site includes sections on accreditation, CPD, qualifications and competences. It also has sections on news, further links and the Society’s publications.