Application of science to the enforcement of the law, in particular assimilation of evidence from the scene of crime.

Please try to submit your site to the most suitable sub-category,
by following the links on the page.

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Gathering and analyzing evidence from computer equipment, reconstructing data, and detecting and finding out who is responsible for attacks.


DNA is an abbreviation of DeoxyriboNucleic Acid.
It is the genetic 'blueprint' of all life on this planet.
This category contains information about forensic biology; more specifically, the genotyping or genetic typing of DNA.
DNA typing is often applied to Human Identification
which has also been called DNA Fingerprinting.
In the forensic community, this term generally refers to human DNA obtained from biological evidence.
There may however be cases where DNA from other sources is under examination.
If a site includes analysis of DNA from any organism, its pages can be categorized here,
provided that the focal topic is Forensic application.

Firearms in criminology and forensic sciences.

Tracing firearms or ballistics from the scene of crime.

This category is not intended for:

  • firearms collectors, manufacturers or sellers
  • debates about availability and legality of firearms
  • shooting sports or hunting.

If the site you are about to submit is not focused on providing evidence and solving crime involving firearms, then please find the more appropriate category.

For sites about digital images equivalent to "stills", or presenting images from other aspects of forensic science from static evidence, but including digital animation, from "stills" for use in the court room.
For sites about digitally acquired video evidence, please see Video.

This category is for organizations that do not themselves conduct scientific research but aim to spread information about such research. It includes the associations and societies covering the major disciplines of Forensic Science irrespective of geographical location
Those specializing in just one aspect covered by the sub-categories of the main category, may be found there.

In this area, sites for companies should be submitted to the most appropriate sub-topic.  In exceptional circumstances sites displaying multiple products and services will be placed here. 
For instance, firms offering consultancy in crime scene examination and ballistics should be submitted to Consultants, but if they have their own laboratory facilities, they should be submitted to Testing Services.