RTI International: Forensic Science Education and Training

Online training in forensic sciences, ethics, expert testimony, sexual assault response, and medicolegal death investigation

Below you will find Web-based training for forensic and medical professionals, law enforcement and other forensic professionals

Bloodstain Documentation and Collection Methods

Course Title:
Bloodstain Documentation and Collection Methods
Course Description:


At some point in their careers, every crime scene responder has encountered a scene where the blood present is "everywhere" and there is no clear way to begin.  That feeling can be extremely overwhelming.  This training will provide attendees with an easy methodology for the documentation, collection and preservation of blood evidence utilizing the principles of bloodstain pattern identification.  A review of different bloodstain patterns and their physical characteristics will set the foundation for the ways to document crime scenes thoroughly and efficiently.  Various aspects of documentation will be discussed including photography, note taking, and sketching.

Course Type:
Live virtual classroom 
Law Enforcement Training, Forensic sciences, Forensic technology, Expert testimony
Approximately 60 minutes
Forensic Professionals, Crime Scene Investigators, Law Enforcement Personnel
Performance Requirement:


Course Accreditation:

Certificate of attendance