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Top 25 Forensics Blogs

Reading the top forensics blogs can help you learn about the different careers within the forensics field including crime scene investigation, forensic psychology, forensic accounting, forensic nursing, and computer forensics. The following forensics blogs provide great insights into these careers as well as interesting news and information about the field of forensics.

top 25 forensics blogs

Forensic Pathology Blog
A medical examiner and forensic neuropathologist discusses forensic pathology topics and what it is like to be a forensic pathologist.

Crime Scene Training
This blog provides great insights and information on crime scene investigation including blood spatter analysis and arson investigation.

Zeno’s Month
A forensic scientist at the Netherland Forensic Institute, Zeno Geradts documents his experiences on the job.

The Charles Smith Blog
A blog focusing on cases involving flawed forensic pathology.

The Depravity Scale
This blog by renowned forensic psychiatrist Michael Welner, M.D. discuses interesting cases and how they relate to the topic of depravity in crimes.

University of Florida Forensic Science Blog (http://blog.forensicscience.ufl.edu/)
A great blog discussing interesting topics in the field of forensic science from postmortem examination to career advice.

Forensic News Blog (http://forensicnews.blogspot.com/)
This blog discusses forensic news and explains misconceptions about crime scene investigation.

Crime Scene Photography (http://crimescenephotography.blogspot.com/)
A blog with tutorials and news about photography of crime scenes and victims.

In the News (http://forensicpsychologist.blogspot.com/)
Forensic psychologist and professor, Karen Franklin writes about becoming a forensic psychologist, books, The CSI Effect, and forensic science issues.

Forensic Scientist (http://sciblogs.co.nz/forensic-scientist/)
This blog from New Zealand by forensic science consultant and expert witness Dr. Anna Sandiford, discusses interesting topics and news in forensic science.

Defrosting Cold Cases (http://www.defrostingcoldcases.com/)
A great blog all about investigations involving unsolved homicides.

Psychology and Crime News (http://crimepsychblog.com/)
A blog that brings together news and information from forensic psychology.

All About Forensic Psychology (http://student-guide-to-forensic-psychology.blogspot.com/)
A psychology instructor from the UK discusses books, resources, and important topics in the field of forensic psychology.

Computer Forensics:

An Eye on Forensics
A computer forensic analyst provides insights into a career in computer forensics.

The Digital Standard
A forensic investigator provides insights into his work in computer forensics.

NETRESEC Network Security Blog
This blog provides great information on network security and forensics including security analysis of major sites like Facebook and Gmail.

Forensics from the Sausage Factory (http://forensicsfromthesausagefactory.blogspot.com/)
This blog from the UK provides an in depth and technical look into work done in a computer forensics lab.

Forensic Photoshop (http://forensicphotoshop.blogspot.com/)
A forensic video analysis expert discusses the use of Adobe Photoshop in forensic investigation and interesting forensics topics.

A Fistful of Dongles (http://ericjhuber.blogspot.com/)
A digital forensic student discusses digital forensics topics, trends, and conducts interviews with experienced professionals in the field.

Windows Incident Response (http://windowsir.blogspot.com/)
A blog by the author of Windows Forensic Analysis provides a detailed look at forensic analysis of Windows systems.

Forensic Accounting

Forensic Accounting Services (http://www.forensicaccountingservices.com/blog/)
This blog discusses forensic accounting, fraud, and embezzlements, and is written by Stephen Pedneault, author of the book Anatomy of a Fraud Investigation.

The Fraud Files Blog (http://www.sequenceinc.com/fraudfiles/)
Written by forensic accountant Tracy Coenen, this blog explores white collar crime and fraud investigations.

White Collar Fraud (http://whitecollarfraud.blogspot.com/)
This convicted felon and former CFO now trains law enforcement and businesses on how to catch white collar fraud.

Forensic Nursing

Forensic Talk
A blog by a forensic nurse discussing news and topics in forensics and crime news.

The Forensic Nurse (http://www.theforensicnurse.com/content/)
A blog covering forensic nursing news, information, and resources.

Honorable Mention

The CSI Effect (http://thecsieffect.blogspot.com)
A rarely updated blog written by author and forensic artist Andrea Campbell discusses the differences between the show CSI and real life investigations.

Forensic DNA Testing Blog (http://www.forensicdnacenter.com/forensic-blog/)
A blog discussing news and information about DNA evidence and testing.

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