9780135158494

Forensic Science From the Crime Scene to the Crime Lab

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135158494

  • ISBN10:

    0135158494

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 4/21/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

A new first edition by the # 1 author in Forensic Science (Richard Saferstein)Forensic Science: From theCrime Scene to the Crime Labis designed to present forensic science in a very straightforward and easy to understand format. A book in forensic science can quickly overwhelm readers who have little or no course work in basic science. While a book in Forensic Science cannot avoid a discussion of some basic science principles, it can be done in a fashion that does not confuse the student. This book does just that!

Table of Contents

Introduction
Securing and Searching the Crime Scene
Recording the Crime Scene
Collection of Crime Scene Evidence
Physical Evidence
Crime Scene Reconstruction
Fingerprints
Firearms, Toolmarks, and Other Impressions
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Drugs
Forensic Toxicology
Trace Evidence I: Hairs and Fibers
Trace Evidence II: Paint, Glass, and Soil
Biological Stain Analysis: DNA
Forensic Aspects of Fire Investigation
Forensic Investigation of Explosions
Document Examination
Computer Forensics
Forensic Science and the Internet
Guides to the Collection of Physical Evidence
Instructions for Collecting Gunshot Residue
Chemical Formulas for Latent Fingerprint Development
Chemical Formulas for Development of Footwear Imprints in Blood
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