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MAFS 2018 Spring Workshop: Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Topics

Advanced Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Topics

Instructor: Jeremy Morris and Guy Nutter

When: April 17—19, 2018  (Tues/Wed 8:00am—5:00pm, Thur 8:00am—12:00pm)

Where: Detroit, Michigan

Training Location: Michigan State Police Metro Detroit Forensic Laboratory

Lodging: Crown Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront  ($126/night + tax; be sure to mention MAFS when registering for your room)

Cost: $250 $150 MAFS Member / $300 Non-MAFS Member

Workshop Coordinator: Guy Nutter (nutterg@michigan.gov)

Cancellation Date*:  March 16, 2018 (Registration will rise by $50 after March 16, 2018) (9 min / 16 max)


Day 1: Intro to fluid dynamics (4hr) and Area of origin exercises (4hr)

Day 2: BPA Methodology and Error Rates (4hr) and Report Writing (4hr)

Day 3: Complex Patterns – Lecture and Exercises (4hr)

About the instructors: Guy Nutter is the Technical Leader of Crime Scene and Bloodstain Pattern Analysis for the Michigan State Police Forensic Science Division.  He has been a bloodstain pattern analyst since 2002 and has taught several different bloodstain pattern training workshops along with other topics in crime scene and trace evidence. 

Jeremy Morris is the trace evidence examiner and bloodstain pattern analyst for the Johnson County (KS) Sheriff’s Office Criminalistics Laboratory.  Jeremy has been performing BPA since 2005 and has taught several BPA workshops locally, regionally, and nationally.  He is a former SWGSTAIN member and a current member of the BPA subcommittee in OSAC.


Registration link: http://www.cvent.com/d/ytqrg0

*The workshop will be cancelled if its minimum number of registrants is not met by the cancellation date.  Registration will remain open after the cancellation date if the minimum is met.

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