Academy Standards Board

The Academy Standards Board develops consensus based forensic science standards within an American National Standards Institute accredited framework, and provides training to support those standards. Our work enhances the mission of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences to empower the forensic, criminal justice, and legal communities. 

Kevin Lothridge Academy Standards Board

Standards make it possible to produce scientifically sound results on a global scale. Working and collaborating with ASB, we can make today's innovations tomorrow's standards as we strive to unite the sciences for justice.

- Kevin Lothridge
Director, Global Forensic and Justice Center

Standards Resources and Training

Training, tools, and resources provided by the AAFS as funded by a cooperative agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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Training and Resources

Forensic Standards Training Opportunities

Resources available include the ASB's Style Manual used to develop ASB Standards,  ANSI education and training, and video trainings. 

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