Occasionally, we find a website we think you might find interesting. The following is a list of those sites; we will continue to add to the list as we find other sites you might enjoy. The inclusion of a particular organization or website does not indicate endorsement or approval of the organization or the contents of their website. You may also be interested in the links found on our Grants page.
National 9/11 Memorial
The National 9/11 Memorial is located at Ground Zero in New York City, where it stands as a national site of remembrance and honor to the victims of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 and February 26, 1993.
ASCLD/LAB “offers voluntary accreditation to public and private crime laboratories in the United States and around the world.” They have four objectives, each of which helps maintain an excellence in crime laboratories.
American Academy of Forensic Sciences
According to their website, the American Academy of Forensic Sciences is a multi-disciplinary professional organization providing leadership to advance science and its application to the legal system. Representing forensic professionals worldwide, their goals include the promotion of "education and the elevation of accuracy, precision, and specificity in the forensic sciences". The AAFS is responsible for the Journal of Forensic Sciences in addition to newsletters and mailings from specific sections within the organization.
Digital Forensics Investigator News
The world of digital forensics and incident response is constantly evolving. DFI News offers the content you need to stay attuned to the rapidly changing technology. Within its pages you will find articles and news related to incident response and analysis; digital evidence and the law; forensic analysis for mobile devices; methods and tools for forensic investigation; event reconstruction; and case studies.
The DNA Initiative
The DNA Initiative’s motto is “Advancing Criminal Justice Through DNA Technology,” and the website supporting this view is full of useful information to further this goal. Among the offerings are a searchable database through audience type, a grant funding area, information on DNA, and a state-by-state listing of funding and policy information regarding DNA policy and news releases. There are also online classes available for laboratory technicians.
International Association of Arson Investigators
The International Association of Arson Investigators is the global resource for education, professional development, and research opportunities for all individuals and institutions engaged in the field of fire, arson, and explosives investigation.
International Association of Forensic Nurses
The International Association of Forensic Nurses consists of forensic nurses and other supporting professionals. The goal of the organization is to provide leadership in forensic nursing practices through the developing, promoting, and disseminating information regarding forensic nursing.
The International Association for Identification
The International Association for Identification (IAI) consists of members from around the globe and dedicates itself to the advancement of forensic disciplines through education. Memberships include those for students, and they also provide certification in several disciplines.
NAME, the professional organization of physician medical examiners, medical death investigators, and death investigation system administrators, was founded to foster professional growth of physician death investigators and provide vital information for the improvement of the medical investigation of violent, suspicious, and unusual deaths.
RAINN transformed the field of victim services with the launch of the National Sexual Assault Online Hotline, the web's first secure hotline service. The Online Hotline's innovative approach and cutting edge technology have allowed victims and survivors to get the help they deserve online — safely, securely, and anonymously. Their site offers a wealth of information for victims and survivors of sexual assault, and they are the nation's largest anti-sexual violence organization.
USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state, and local government web resources and services. As the catalyst for a growing electronic government, USA.gov helps citizens navigate through government red tape. At USA.gov, you can apply for benefits online, contact a government agency, or use the Internet's most comprehensive search of government websites—all from one easy location.