For courses in Crime Scene Investigation and Criminal Investigation.
Taking a systematic approach, Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction, 3e outlines techniques that will help investigators answer the critical what, who, when questions of crime scene investigations. With a focus on crime scene processing, the book includes the latest on database technologies, digital cameras, DNA analyses and computer-aided crime scene reconstructions. Each chapter includes introductions and summaries that demystify the technical aspects of the field. This edition includes a separate chapter on crime scene reconstruction, the latest on search and seizure laws and updated photographs that show efficient and effective crime scene investigation methods.
Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Physical Evidence
2. Crime Scene Search Principles
3. Crime Scene Photography
4. Crime Scene Sketches
5. Latent Fingerprint Evidence
6. Trace Evidence: Hair, Fiber, Glass, Paint, Soil, Arson Accelerant
7. Biological Fluid Stain Evidence: Blood, Semen, Saliva
8. Firearms Evidence
9. Impression Evidence
10. Drug and Alcohol Evidence
11 Document Evidence
12. Vehicle Investigations
13. Sexual Assault Investigations
14. Homicide Investigations
15. Crime Scene Reconstruction
Appendix II. Courtroom Testimony
Appendix III. Crime Scene and Forensic Texts
Appendix IV. Physical Evidence Chart
Appendix V. Computer Evidence
Appendix VI. Entomological Evidence
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Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction, CourseSmart eTextbook, 3rd Edition
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$35.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-509983-4