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Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation

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9780849381195

ISBN10:
0849381193
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/1/2000
Publisher(s):
CRC Pr
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Summary

Examines the concepts, field-tested techniques and procedures, and technical information that constitute the backbone of crime scene investigation. Includes check-off lists, crime scene investigation processes as seen after the O.J. Simpson trial, case studies, illustrated photos, and an appendix on equipment for crime scene investigations. Previous edition: c1992.

Table of Contents

Foreword xiii
Preface xv
The Author xvii
Prologue xxiii
Introduction
1(20)
Identification and Individualization of Physical Evidence
6(5)
Collection and Preservation of Physical Evidence
11(5)
Important Considerations in Crime Scene Investigations
16(2)
Expert Witness Tips
18(2)
Teamwork
20(1)
First Officer at the Crime Scene
21(20)
The First Officer at the Scene
25(16)
Recording the Time
28(1)
Entering the Scene Proper
28(1)
Protecting the Integrity of the Scene
29(2)
Injured Person on the Scene
31(1)
Dead Person on the Scene
32(1)
Summoning the Coroner
32(2)
Firearms and Ammunition on the Scene
34(2)
When a Suspect is Found at the Scene
36(1)
What to Do Until the Investigating Personnel Arrive
37(1)
The Continued Protection of the Scene
38(3)
The Crime Scene Investigator
41(14)
Actual Examination of the Scene
50(5)
Specialized Personnel at the Crime Scene
55(20)
Health and Safety Issues at Crime Scenes
62(11)
Chemical/Biological Terrorist Crime Scenes
62(5)
Health and Safety Considerations for Crime Scene Personnel
67(6)
Conclusion
73(2)
Processing the Crime Scene
75(24)
Plan of Action
75(1)
Note Taking
75(3)
Crime Scene Search
78(4)
Crime Scene Photography
82(7)
Types of Cameras
82(6)
Admissibility of Photographs
88(1)
Videotape
88(1)
Sketching the Crime Scene
89(3)
Information Included in Crime Scene Sketches
90(1)
Equipment
90(1)
Types of Sketches
90(1)
Locating Objects in the Sketch
91(1)
Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
92(1)
Admissibility of Sketches
92(1)
Collection of Evidence
92(7)
Establishing Identity
99(62)
Fingerprints and Palm Prints
99(1)
How Do Fingerprints Occur?
100(1)
Where to Look for Fingerprints
100(23)
Different Types of Fingerprints
102(2)
Fingerprint Developing Techniques
104(1)
Development with Powders
105(6)
Lasers and Alternative Light Sources
111(2)
Image Processing
113(1)
Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems
113(2)
Preservation of Fingerprints
115(1)
How Long Does a Fingerprint Remain on an Object?
116(1)
The Effect of Temperature Conditions on the Possibility of Developing Fingerprints
117(1)
Examination of Developed Fingerprints
117(1)
Palm Prints
118(1)
Packing Objects on Which Prints are Found
118(1)
Taking Fingerprints for Elimination
118(4)
Prints of Other Coverings
122(1)
Handwriting Examination
123(7)
Identification of Human Remains
130(31)
Taking of Fingerprints
134(4)
Photographing
138(5)
Marks of Trades or Occupations
143(1)
Making a Description
143(2)
The Deceased's Clothing
145(1)
Laundry Marks
146(1)
Watchmaker's Marks
146(1)
Jewelry
147(1)
Eyeglasses
147(1)
Teeth
148(2)
Facial Reconstruction
150(1)
Determination of Gender
150(1)
Determination of Age
151(1)
Length of Body
152(1)
Hair Color
153(1)
Blood Type
153(1)
Identification in Catastrophes
153(8)
Trace Evidence and Miscellaneous Material
161(56)
Source of Trace Evidence
161(7)
Clothing
161(2)
Footwear
163(2)
Evidence from the Body
165(1)
Trace Metal Detection
165(1)
Other Objects as Sources of Trace Evidence
166(2)
Collection and Preservation of Trace Evidence
168(1)
Examples of Trace Evidence
169(29)
Building Materials
169(2)
Asbestos
171(1)
Safe Insulation
171(1)
Paint
171(2)
Rust
173(1)
Metals
173(4)
Textiles and Fibers
177(3)
Buttons
180(1)
Cordage and Rope
180(2)
Cigarettes and Tobacco
182(3)
Matches
185(1)
Burned Paper
186(1)
Ash
187(1)
Soil
187(1)
Wood
188(3)
Plant Material
191(1)
Glass
191(7)
Objects Left at the Crime Scene
198(10)
Paper
200(1)
Articles of Clothing
200(1)
Product Markings
200(1)
Foodstuffs
201(1)
Cosmetics
201(1)
Hair
201(4)
Feathers
205(1)
Electrical Wire
205(1)
Broken Tools
206(1)
Tape
206(2)
Headlamps
208(1)
Computer Seizure
208(3)
Collecting Videotape Evidence
211(3)
Determine if There is a Videotape
211(1)
Stop the Recorder!
211(1)
Confiscate the Tapes Immediately, Taking the Usual Chain-of-Evidence Steps
212(1)
Document the Video System's Physical Relationship to the Crime Scene
212(1)
Seek Technical Assistance if Problems Occur
213(1)
Other Trace Evidence
214(3)
Blood and Other Biological Evidence
217(24)
A Word of Caution
217(1)
Blood Spatter Pattern Recognition
218(5)
Presumptive Tests for Blood
223(1)
Searching for Bloodstains
224(2)
Description and Recording of Bloodstains
226(1)
Collection and Preservation of Bloodstains
226(1)
Removal of Bloodstains
227(1)
Bloodstained Objects
228(1)
Blood Typing
229(1)
Collection of Known Specimens
229(1)
Forensic DNA Typing
230(2)
RFLP-Based Technology
232(1)
PCR-Based Technology
233(1)
Mitochondrial DNA
234(1)
CODIS
235(1)
Forensic DNA and Unsolved Cases
236(1)
SWGDAM
237(2)
The Future
239(2)
Impression Evidence
241(36)
Footprints
250(11)
The Value of Footprints
251(1)
Preservation of Footwear and Tire Impressions
252(1)
Footprints on Floors
252(1)
Preservation of Footwear Evidence
252(1)
Photographing Footwear Impressions
252(2)
Casting with Dental Stone
254(1)
Casting Water-Filled Impressions
254(1)
Casting Impressions in Snow
255(1)
Preservation of Footprints (Dust Prints)
256(1)
Taking Comparison Footprints from a Suspect
257(2)
Comparison of Footprints
259(2)
Marks on Clothes and of Parts of the Body
261(3)
Fabric Marks
261(1)
Tooth Marks
261(1)
The Preservation of Bite Marks
262(2)
Casting Material for Bite Mark Evidence
264(1)
Human Skin
264(1)
Foods
264(1)
Tool Marks
265(9)
Preservation of Tool Marks
265(1)
Casting Tool Marks
266(2)
Trace Evidence on Tools
268(4)
Preserving a Tool
272(1)
Fragments of Tools
273(1)
Typed Documents
274(3)
Firearms Examination
277(34)
Characteristics of Firearms
277(3)
Ammunition
280(1)
Firearms Evidence
280(3)
Gunshot Residue Analysis
283(2)
Collecting Firearms Evidence
285(6)
Handling of Firearms
291(5)
Cartridge Cases
296(4)
Bullets
300(8)
Marking Bullets
300(5)
Small Shot
305(2)
Test Firing
307(1)
Powder Pattern Examination
307(1)
DrugFire and IBIS
308(3)
Arson and Exposives Evidence
311(26)
Physical Evidence
314(6)
Explosives
320(6)
Low Explosives
321(2)
High Explosives
323(3)
Blasting Agents
326(1)
Military Explosives
326(1)
Homemade Explosives
327(2)
Bomb Scene Investigation
329(8)
Illicit Drugs and Toxicology
337(16)
Psychoactive Drugs
337(7)
Central Nervous System Depressants
337(2)
Central Nervous System Stimulants
339(1)
Hallucinogens
339(5)
Crime Scene Search
344(2)
Searching a Suspect
344(1)
Searching a Dwelling
344(2)
Searching a Vehicle
346(1)
Clandestine Drug Laboratories
346(3)
Collection and Preservation of Evidence
349(1)
Toxicology
349(4)
Investigation of Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse Crimes
353(16)
Rape
353(8)
Preliminary Interview
353(1)
Medical Examination
354(3)
Collection of Physical Evidence
357(2)
Date-Rape Drugs
359(2)
Other Sexual and Abusive Assaults
361(7)
Sexual Child Molestation and Incest
361(1)
Homosexual Sexual Assault
362(1)
Elder Abuse
362(6)
Conclusion
368(1)
Burglary Investigation
369(18)
Points of Entry
370(7)
Entry Through Windows
371(1)
Entry Through Doors
371(4)
Entry Through Basement Windows and Skylights
375(1)
Entry Through Roofs
375(1)
Entry Through Walls
375(2)
Entry Through Floors
377(1)
Simulated Burglaries
377(1)
Detailed Examination of the Scene
378(2)
Safe Burglaries
380(7)
Safe Burglaries Using Explosives
383(4)
Motor Vehicle Investigation
387(24)
Vehicle Theft
388(6)
Abandoned Vehicles
394(8)
Homicide in a Vehicle
402(1)
Hit-and-Run Investigation
403(5)
Marks from Vehicles
408(3)
Wheel Marks
408(2)
Skid Marks
410(1)
Homicide Investigation
411(92)
Murder, Suicide, or Accident?
412(1)
Cause of Death
412(11)
Suicide
413(4)
Signs of Struggle
417(5)
Location of Weapon
422(1)
Examination of a Dead Body at the Crime Scene
423(5)
Murder
425(3)
Detailed Examination of the Scene of the Crime
428(4)
Outdoor Crime Scenes
432(2)
Discovering a Body Hidden at Another Location
434(1)
Investigation of a Greatly Altered Body or Skeleton
435(2)
The Scene of Discovery
437(5)
Outdoors
438(3)
Indoors
441(1)
Packing and Transporting
442(1)
Determining the Number of Individuals
442(1)
Examining Remains of Clothing and Other Objects
443(2)
Clothing
443(1)
Boots and Shoes
444(1)
Other Objects
444(1)
Estimating the Time of Death
445(3)
Postmortem Signs of Death
445(3)
Decomposition of the Body
448(5)
Action of Insects and Other Animals on a Dead Body
449(1)
Other Indications of Time of Death
450(3)
The Autopsy
453(35)
Injuries from External Mechanical Violence
454(2)
Injuries from Sharp External Violence
456(3)
Marks or Damage on Clothing
459(1)
Defense Injuries
459(1)
Firearm Injuries
460(1)
Bullet Injuries
461(2)
Close and Distant Shots
463(5)
Damage to Clothes from Shooting
468(1)
Modes of Death from Shooting
468(3)
Death by Suffocation
471(10)
Death from Electric Currents
481(1)
Violent Death in Fires
482(1)
Death by Freezing
483(1)
Death by Poisoning
483(5)
Rape-Homicide, Sexual Assault Related Murders
488(1)
Infanticide and Child Abuse
489(2)
Trunk Murder, Dismemberment of the Body
491(2)
Serial Murders
493(10)
Appendix 503(4)
Bibliography 507(32)
Index 539


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