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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

Millington Hingley has unparalleled expertise in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (BPA). The team is led by forensic scientist, Jo Millington, an internationally recognised BPA specialist. Jo delivers training to practitioners from all around the world and is an invited member of a number of national and international professional regulatory committees dedicated to setting international standards.

Blood droplet into existing blood

We can help by:

  • Producing 'Advisory Reports' regarding Bloodstain Pattern Analysis (BPA) evidence to help in the early stages of proceedings

  • Putting the bloodstain evidence into context with the case circumstances / your client's account

  • Interpreting blood findings, including providing comment on transfer & persistence of blood

  • Reviewing and providing opinion on BPA evidence, including enhancement techniques & activity-level evaluation

  • Interpreting bloodstain distribution evidence and providing an opinion on the expectations of blood transfer in a case context and in light of accounts that are available

  • Re-visiting the scene to conduct an independent examination of bloodstaining, including luminol application

  • Reviewing the scene and blood findings from photographs or digital media, including body worn footage

  • Undertaking a comprehensive review of historical case records and advising on forensic strategy / opportunities

  • We deliver a range of renowned training courses designed to enhance BPA understanding, including 40-hour residential Basic and Advanced training courses that meet the educational standards of the IABPA, and webinars for the legal profession

If we are unable to help with your particular enquiry we have an extensive network of trusted collaborators and we will try and put you in touch with someone who can.

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