9780135127124

Crime Scene Investigation The Forensic Technician's Field Manual

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135127124

  • ISBN10:

    0135127122

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/3/2010
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Written for courses in forensic technology and crime scene investigation, this field manual addresses the tasks performed by the person who identifies, photographs, documents, collects, preserves, and transports evidence at and from a crime scene. Covering a range of techniques and processes, it follows the guidelines established by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors and the International Association for Identification. The latest technological advancements are emphasized throughout and chapters includes numerous photographs, diagrams, learning objectives, case studies, lab exercises and more!

Table of Contents

1.      Overview of Forensic Science

2.      Forensic Photography

3.      Crime Scene Diagrams

4.      Physical Evidence Collection and Analysis

5.      Fingerprint Classification and Processing

6.      Crime Scene Processing

7.      Special Case Crime Scenes

8.      Vehicle Processing

9.      Impression Evidence

10.  Firearm Evidence

11.  Bloodstain Pattern Documentation and Analysis

12.  Controlled Substance Recognition

13.  Suspect and Live Victim Processing

14.  Postmortem Examination

15.  Report Writing and Courtroom Testimony

 

APPENDICES

 

A: MEASUREMENT CONVERSIONS AND EQUIVALIENTS

B: TRIGONOMETRIC TABLES–SINE AND TANGENT FUNCTIONS

C: THE FORENSIC TECHNICIAN’S CRIME SCENE KIT

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