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Crime Scene Investigation / Edition 2
     

Crime Scene Investigation / Edition 2

by Taylor and Francis, Larry S. Miller, Michael C. Braswell
 

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ISBN-10: 1422463311

ISBN-13: 9781422463314

Pub. Date: 11/30/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This text offers an innovative approach to learning about crime scene investigation, taking the reader from the first response on the crime scene to documenting crime scene evidence and preparing evidence for courtroom presentation. It includes topics not normally covered in other texts, such as forensic anthropology and pathology, arson and explosives, and the

Overview

This text offers an innovative approach to learning about crime scene investigation, taking the reader from the first response on the crime scene to documenting crime scene evidence and preparing evidence for courtroom presentation. It includes topics not normally covered in other texts, such as forensic anthropology and pathology, arson and explosives, and the electronic crime scene. Numerous photographs and illustrations complement text material.

A chapter-by-chapter fictional narrative also provides the reader with a qualitative dimension of the crime scene experience. Crime Scene Investigation is further enhanced by the contributions of such recognized forensic scholars as William Bass and Arthur Bohannon.


  • Dozens of photographs and illustrations supplement the text.

  • Includes key terms, discussion questions and a glossary.

  • A chapter-by-chapter fictional narrative provides a colorful look at a crime scene investigation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422463314
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2010
Pages:
504
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. First Response

3. Documenting the Crime Scene

4. Fingerprints and Palmprints

5. Trace and Impression Evidence

6. Body Fluid Evidence

7. Blood Spatter Evidence

8. Firearms and Toolmark Evidence

9. Arson and Explosives

10. The Electronic Crime Scene

11. Documentary Evidence

12. Motor Vehicles as Crime Scenes

13. Death Investigation

14. Forensic Anthropology, Odontology, and Entomology

15. Documenting the Actions of the CSI

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