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Forensics: Professional Organizations and Internet Resources

Professional Organization Websites

Georgia State Division, International Association for Identification

The GAIAI is made up of forensic professionals across Georgia. The association strives to help its membership keep up to date with the latest in the exciting field of forensic science identification.

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

 A multidisciplinary professional organization that" provides leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. The objectives of the Academy are to promote professionalism, integrity, competency, education, foster research, improve practice, and encourage collaboration in the forensic sciences."

Georgia Bureau of Investigation Division of Forensic Science

Crime lab for the state of Georgia. Includes videos describing the services of the department and  lists career opportunities, including internships for students.

Internet Resources

FBI: Fingerprints and Other Biometrics

The FBI provides a variety of services, information, and training involving biometrics—the measurable biological (anatomical and physiological) or behavioral characteristics used for identification of an individual.

All About Forensics

This website  is designed to help anybody looking for informed and detailed information on this fascinating topic. Definitions, history, topic areas, theory and practice, careers, debates, CSI, degree and study options will all be covered in detail here.

Crime Scene Investigator Network

A wealth of information concerning Crime Scene Investigation and Forensic Science. Includes videos and many other resources.

Visible Proofs

Forensic views of the human body provided by the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

DNA Learning Center

 Genetics education and biotechnology instruction provided by the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, in New York. Virtual classess and videos are included on the site as well as a wide variety of resources.

Simplified Guide to Forensic Science

A guide prepared by the National Forensic Science Technology Center to various forensic disciplines.  Further resources are included.

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