Box 2-3

Forensic Associations and Societies

American Academy of Forensic Sciences

American Board of Criminalistics

American Board of Forensic Anthropology

American Board of Forensic Odontology

American Board of Forensic Toxicology

American Society for Quality

American Society for Testing and Materials

American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors

American Society of Questioned Document Examiners

AOAC International

Association of Firearm & Tool Marks Examiners

Association of Forensic Quality Assurance Managers

California Association of Criminalistics

Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences

Council of Federal Forensic Crime Laboratory Directors

Forensic Science Society

International Association for Identification

International Association of Arson Investigators

International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts

International Association of Coroners and Medical Examiners

International Association of Forensic Nurses

International Association of Forensic Toxicologists

Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists

Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists

National Association of Medical Examiners

National Center of Forensic Science

National Forensic Science Technology Center

New Jersey Association of Forensic Scientists

Northeastern Association of Forensic Scientists

Northwest Association of Forensic Scientists

Society of Forensic Toxicologists

Southern Association of Forensic Science

Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists

Wisconsin Association for Identification

IAI was founded in 1915 and has 6,700 members worldwide. Its members tend to be involved at the “front end” of the process—crime scene investigation, evidence collection, and evidence preservation.49 It operates certification programs in seven disciplines and publishes the Journal of


J. Polski, IAI Chief Operations Officer. Presentation to the committee. January 25, 2007.

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