Welcome to the Forensic Digest® Journal
The Journal is the multidisciplinary publication of the International Academy of Forensic Professionals (IAFP) and the Academy of Forensic Nursing Science (AFNS). Articles written by forensic science experts and members bring insight to professional forensic practice. It includes clinical case studies, new research, current news, scientific articles, education events, and cutting edge forensic science information.
The Journal is reflective of the many disciplines, roles and functions of those who represent forensic practice providing a forum for learning. This publication is available to the general public for a fee, and, complimentary to members of the International Academy of Forensic Professionals and the Academy of Forensic Nursing Science.
The Forensic Digest® welcomes all first time writers as well as published authors.
Jack The Ripper
By Kathy Gahagan and Ross Neely
» PAGE 44, THE FORENSIC DIGEST
The identity of Jack the Ripper, often regarded as one of the world's most notorious serial killers, has remained a topic of great debate for over a century.
American Indian Culture
By Charles Cernat II
» PAGE 22, THE FORENSIC DIGEST
Today, Native Americans face many challenges in their movement towards self-determination. Native Americans are overrepresented as offenders and victims of crimes in our criminal justice system. Native Americans are struggling to overcome political and economic marginalization.
Police and PTSD
By Craig Rickard
» PAGE 86, THE FORENSIC DIGEST
It has become more important than ever for modern police officers to recognize their responses to stress, what to do with those responses, and the appropriate methods of verbalizing their feelings. Subsequent to a critical incident, officers may experience a wide range of emotions, including fear, anxiety and confusion.