Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction [ACSR] Law & Legal Definition


The Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (ACSR) is an organization of group of professionals who investigated crime scenes and performed forensic analyses and comparisons on evidence from crime scenes. The ACSR is the outcome of the need for an organization that would encompass an understanding of the whole crime scene and the necessity of reconstructing that scene in order to better understand the elements of the crime and to recognize and preserve evidence.

The mission of the ACSR is to:

a. roster of members listing their agency, address, phone numbers, responsibilities To encourage the exchange of information and procedures useful in the reconstruction of crime scenes;

b. stimulate research and develop new and/or improved methods of crime scene reconstruction;

c. promote the improvement of professional expertise of persons working in the field through education and training seminars;

d. provide the opportunity for members to consult with their peers on cases;

e. publish a newsletter for the distribution of information relating to the Association and to crime scene reconstruction;

f. promote cooperation and communication between agencies, disciplines, and members of the Association;

g. provide members with access to experts within the various disciplines within the Association membership; and

h. provide the membership with a current, and area of expertise.