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2022-06-09 SWGDE Position on Facial Recognition and Facial Comparison v. 1.2
2022-01-13 SWGDE Technical Overview for Reverse Projection Photogrammetry v1.0
2022-01-13 SWGDE Best Practices for the Forensic Use of Photogrammetry v1.2
2019-07-16 SWGDE Technical Overview for Forensic Image Comparison
2018-07-11 SWGDE Vehicle Make-Model Comparison Form
2018-07-11 SWGDE Best Practices for Image Authentication
2017-07-18 SWGDE Best Practices for Maintaining the Integrity of Imagery
2017-02-21 SWGDE Guidelines for Forensic Image Analysis
2017-02-21 SWGDE Best Practices for Image Content Analysis
2016-06-23 SWGDE Digital Image Compression and File Formats Guidelines
2016-02-08 SWGDE Image Processing Guidelines
2016-02-08 SWGDE Training Guidelines for Video Analysis, Image Analysis and Photography v1.1