American College of Forensic Examiners

The American College of Forensic Examiners International (ACFEI) is an independent, scientific, and professional association representing forensic examiners worldwide.

American College of Forensic Examiners International actively promote the dissemination of forensic information and the continued advancement of forensic examination and consultation across the many professional fields of membership. We have elevated standards through education, credentials, basic and advanced training as well as Diplomat and Fellow status.

What is a Forensic Examiner?

The term “forensic examiner” refers to a professional who performs an orderly analysis, investigation, inquiry, test, inspection, or examination in an attempt to obtain the truth and form an expert* opinion. Almost every scientific and technical field has a forensic application. A forensic examination refers to that part of a professional’s practice that is carried out to provide an expert* opinion.