Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction / Edition 1

Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction / Edition 1

by Robert Jr. Ogle
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131119095

ISBN-13: 9780131119093

Pub. Date: 05/06/2003

Publisher: Pearson

Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction is a comprehensive textbook for courses offered in crime scene investigation and reconstruction. It is suited for students enrolled in all levels of law enforcement training. The textbook is a necessary supplement to courses in criminal investigation, criminalistics, and a wide range of other forensic

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Crime Scene Investigation and Reconstruction is a comprehensive textbook for courses offered in crime scene investigation and reconstruction. It is suited for students enrolled in all levels of law enforcement training. The textbook is a necessary supplement to courses in criminal investigation, criminalistics, and a wide range of other forensic science courses. Law enforcement agencies will also find this book to be a valuable reference manual. The reader is introduced to crime scene reconstruction, which is one of the primary goals of crime scene investigation, and an important tool in criminal investigations and prosecutions. Actual cases are presented throughout the text, which illustrate how the collection of physical evidence is so valuable in helping to solve crimes and eventually bringing the offenders to justice.

The following features of this book are of exceptional interest:

  • Introduction to the crucial concepts of physical evidence, as they apply to its collection and its forensic laboratory examination and interpretation by the forensic scientist
  • Comprehensive procedures methodologies for crime scene searches, photography, sketching, and collection of all major physical evidence categories
  • Chapters on the primary types of physical evidence, including their laboratory examinations and interpretation
  • Extensive chapter on sexual assault investigations, including physical evidence collected from the crime scene, the victim, and from the suspect
  • Comprehensive chapter on homicide scene investigations, including the procedures essential to the forensic autopsy
  • Crime scene reconstructionchapter, incorporating the various types of physical evidence used in reconstructions

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131119093
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
05/06/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword.
About the Author.
1. Introduction to Physical Evidence.
2. Crime Scene Search Principles.
3. Crime Scene Photography.
4. Crime Scene Sketches.
5. Latent Fingerprint Evidence.
6. Hair and Fiber Evidence.
7. Glass, Paint and Soil Evidence.
8. Arson Accelerant Evidence.
9. Biological Fluid Stain Evidence: Blood and Semen.
10. Firearms Evidence.
11. Impression Evidence.
12. Drug and Alcohol Evidence.
13. Document Evidence.
14. Vehicle Investigations.
15. Sexual Assault Investigations.
16. Homicide Investigations.
17. Crime Scene Reconstruction.
Appendix I. Crime Scene Report Writing
Appendix II. Courtroom Testimony.
Appendix III. Crime Scene and Forensic Texts.
Appendix IV. Physical Evidence Chart.
Appendix V. Computer Evidence.
Appendix VI. Entomological Evidence.
Answers to Chapter Questions.
Glossary.
References.
Index.

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