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Crime Scene Investigation Procedural Guide
     

Crime Scene Investigation Procedural Guide

by Michael S. Maloney, Donald Housman, Ross M. Gardner
 

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ISBN-10: 1466557540

ISBN-13: 9781466557543

Pub. Date: 05/21/2014

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Those tasked with investigating crime scenes come from a variety of backgrounds and varying levels of experience. Crime Scene Investigation Procedural Guide gives the novice investigator the procedures for almost any crime scene imaginable while providing the seasoned pro a ready reference for crimes occurring even under the most unusual of circumstances.

Overview

Those tasked with investigating crime scenes come from a variety of backgrounds and varying levels of experience. Crime Scene Investigation Procedural Guide gives the novice investigator the procedures for almost any crime scene imaginable while providing the seasoned pro a ready reference for crimes occurring even under the most unusual of circumstances. Designed as a stand-alone text or as a companion to Ross Gardner’s Practical Crime Scene Investigation, the book details the precise steps that need to be taken when processing and analyzing a crime scene.

Using a bulleted format for quick, easy access, the authors provide hands-on, concise instruction in a style friendly to a range of professionals. Topics discussed in this practical manual include:

  • Preparation for response, initial response, scene management, and scene evaluation/analysis
  • Scene photography, videography, sketching, and search and processing procedures
  • Steps to be taken prior to releasing the scene
  • Response, documentation, processing, and collection of evidence for specific crimes against persons and property
  • Evaluation, processing, collection, and preservation of all items of evidence encountered at the scene, including friction ridge evidence, two- and three-dimensional impression evidence, and trace and biological evidence
  • Bloodstain pattern documentation and shooting incident documentation

Appendices include direction on working with potential blood-borne pathogens and worksheets for documenting and evaluating the scene and processing various types of evidence. A supplemental CD is included with downloadable forms for crime scene investigations. Adherence to the instructions provided in this guide will help ensure investigators that vital evidence is properly documented and preserved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781466557543
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/21/2014
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
348
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Crime Scene Investigation
Initial Response
Crime Scene Management
Crime Scene Notes and Observation
Crime Scene Videography and Photography
Crime Scene Sketching
Crime Scene Search Procedures
Aquatic Recovery of Evidence
Releasing the Scene and Postscene Activities
Crimes against Property
Burglary and Housebreaking
Larceny
Larceny of a Motor Vehicle
Vandalism and Malicious Mischief
Fire and Arson Scenes
Postblast (Explosive Incident) Scenes
Crimes against Persons
Aggravated Assault
Robbery from an Individual
Robbery from a Business
Carjacking
Kidnapping and Missing Persons
Rape and Sexual Assault
Injuries Commonly Associated with Violent Crime
Child Sexual Assault or Abuse
Child Physical Abuse
Child Neglect
Evidence Processing and Documentation
Friction Ridge Evidence
Impression Evidence
Biological Evidence at the Scene
Trace Evidence at the Scene
Entomological Evidence at the Scene
Use of Light and Alternate Light Sources (Oblique, UV, ALS, and RUVIS)
Documenting and Processing Bloodstain Patterns at the Scene
Documenting and Processing the Shooting Scene
Appendices
Index

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