Celestina is returning this week from the International association of bloodstain pattern analysts that was held in Chicago. She will be updating on the latest things happening in the bloodstain analysts discipline along with changes in the forensic community.
Celestina Rossi is the Senior Crime Scene Investigator with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Crime Laboratory in Conroe, Texas. She has a Master Peace Officer’s License with 24 years of law enforcement experience. Since her promotion to the crime laboratory in 2002, she has been court qualified as an expert in latent print examination, bloodstain pattern analysis, crime scene reconstruction and shooting incident reconstruction. Cele is a Past-President for the Association of Crime Scene Reconstruction and the Historian for the International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysis. She is also an Adjunct Instructor for the Texas Forensic Science Academy at the Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) where she teaches the week long introductory Bloodstain Pattern Analysis course. Cele is a board member of the Texas Division of the IAI and the Operations Committee of the Applied Anatomical Research Center (AARC) at Sam Houston State University. She also serves on the Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee for the Organization of Scientific Area Committees (OSAC) as well as International Association For Identification Science and Practice Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Subcommittee. Recently, she has been appointed by the Texas Forensic Science Commission to the Crime Scene Reconstruction Working Group as their subject matter expert.