Daryl W. Clemens is a Crime Scene Technician for the Forensic Services Unit of the Grand Rapids Police Department. Mr. Clemens started his law enforcement career with Kalamazoo Township Police Department in 1993. He has been with Grand Rapids Police Department since 1994.
Mr. Clemens has studied Bullet Trajectory Reconstruction at the FBI Academy, Police Cable Video Production at the Pontiac Police Department, Toronto Police Forensic Identification and International Association of Bloodstain Pattern Analysts Joint Conference, Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Workshop given by Miami-Dade Police Training Bureau, Medicolegal Investigation of Death, Police Traffic Accident Investigation at Michigan State University, Serology and Trace Evidence Collection at Macomb Community College, Workshop on Forensic Light Sources, and Evidence Technician School at Oakland Community College.
Mr. Clemens has lectured on a number of topics including: Crime Scene Investigation & Photography, Digital Imaging, Shooting Scene Investigation, and Latent Fingerprint Processing.
Mr. Clemens has published, A Bloodstain Pattern Calculator in C, Burglary Investigations, and An Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction for the Criminal Profiler. He also created a video production, Black Powder Processing demonstrating the technique of processing with black fingerprint powder. Mr. Clemens also created a software program, MoreStains, which is a program to calculate the angle and area of origin of a bloodstain given its length, width and distance from the point of convergence of a bloodstain pattern.
Mr. Clemens is the Editor of, The Examiner, the newsletter of the International Crime Scene Investigators Association and he is also the Editor of, Crime and Clues, an on-line magazine devoted to Criminal Investigation and Forensic Science.
Mr. Clemens is a member of the International Association for Identification (IAI), the Midwestern Association of Forensic Scientists (MAFS), the Association for Crime Scene Reconstruction (ACSR), and the International Crime Scene Investigators Association (ICSIA).