Our Mission

"Sharing knowledge and finding the truth"

Our mission is to promote the development and use of precision measurement systems, techniques and software in the generation of two- or three-dimensional coordinate spatial data for documentation, planning, analysis and/or presentation purposes in the service of justice.

Goals

Act as a forum for the development and distribution of information, experience and best practices regarding technologies, techniques and research as applied to forensic and security metrology.

Through a consultative process, develop a series of protocols and standards, conduct training sessions and confer certification on those parties who demonstrate proficiency within the field of forensic/security metrology.

Objectively research, evaluate and report on techniques and technological developments of relevance to the profession.

Ensure that techniques and technologies conform to accepted scientific methods to satisfy both peer review and court scrutiny.

Promote the advancement of the profession through various activities including an association website, published journals and performing scientific research.

Serve as a liaison to facilitate communication and collaboration among related professional associations, system developers, law enforcement, private investigation, the academic community, the judiciary and government agencies.

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