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ASB Technical Report 025, Crime Scene/Death Investigation – Dogs and Sensors – Terms and Definitions, First Edition, 2017
This technical document provides the standardization of terms and definitions used in the detection dog community. The use of standardized terminology in the detection dog community promotes consistency across jurisdictions and relieves the judicial system of conflicting terms and definitions.

ASB Technical Report 033, Terms and Definitions in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, First Edition, 2017
A list of recommended terms and definitions for bloodstain pattern analysis is presented. These terms and definitions address basic bloodstain pattern types and related concepts.


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