STAFS Training: Analysis of Blood Stains

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Date: January 23-24, 2014

Location: College of Criminal Justice and the Southeast Texas Applied Forensic Science (STAFS) Facility, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas

This two day course will provide the fundamental physics of bloodstaining and the recognition, processing and analysis of bloodstains at crime scenes. Hands on experience applied to classroom exercises such as calculating impact angle to determine the bloods point of origin.


Cost: $250.00

Students create different blood spatter patterns using an eyedropper and angled clipboards.To register and pay for the course visit the STAFS website at


For Hotel reservation contact the University Hotel (936)-291-2151

Discount room rate: $77.95 +tax/night

For More Information:

Course Information: Dr. Joan Bytheway (936) 294-2310;

Administrative Questions: Tammy Winkler (936)294-1674;

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