Art of Forensics 2016
- The USF Institute for Forensic Anthropology & Applied Science (IFAAS) and collaborating partners are proud to host the 2016 Art of Forensics Event, which will showcase 15 unidentified person cold cases. Please join us Friday, October 21st at the Tampa Bay History Center in downtown Tampa for the unveiling of the 3D facial reconstructions of these unknown persons. The public will have the opportunity to learn about the case backgrounds, and to interact with the artists, detectives, and anthropologists actively working to solve these cases. You can view the flier for this event here.
Missing in Florida Day
- This event is intended to assist family and friends with reporting missing persons, as well as raise awareness to open, long term missing and unidentified persons cases.
For more information, please visit our Facebook page Missing In Florida or view the flier here.
Do You Know Us?
FLORIDA COLD CASE PROJECT: NEW METHODS FOR FORENSICS AND INVESTIGATIONS INTO UNSOLVED HOMICIDES
- IFAAS is working to develop a new cold case database with GIS spatial data for analytical and investigative purposes. A preliminary pilot based on cases presented at the latest Art of Forensics event is here.
Earn a Graduate Certificate in Crime Scene Investigations for Violent Crimes – Fully online
IMPERATIVE JUSTICE: BOOT HILL BURIAL GROUND
RESEARCHING THE LIVES AND DEATHS OF CHILDREN BURIED AT THE FORMER ARTHUR G. DOZIER SCHOOL FOR BOYS
- The ways in which children experienced the criminal justice system prior to the professionalization of law enforcement criminal investigations, corrections, and juvenile justice during the mid-twentieth century was often tragic. The story of children in Florida’s correctional system is a reflection of the changing attitudes, laws, and practices towards children within these systems.
In the News
- The Office of Justice Programs August Press Release about USF Funding for Missing and Unidentified Persons
- Sumter Case Solved – Arrest Made
- Dozier News