The Southwestern Association of Forensic Scientists is dedicated:
(a) To provide an association for persons who are actively engaged in the profession of scientific examination of physical evidence in an organized body so that the profession of all of its disciplines may be effectively and scientifically practiced.
(b) To exchange information among forensic scientists to improve techniques.
(c) To encourage research in forensic science.
(d) To keep its members apprised of the latest techniques and discoveries in forensic science.