Crime Scene Investigation / Edition 2

Crime Scene Investigation / Edition 2

by Thomas F. Adams, Alan G. Caddell, Jeffrey L. Krutsinger
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131397974

ISBN-13: 9780131397972

Pub. Date: 01/16/2003

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Focusing on the basics of crime scene investigation as it should be done by professionals, this book shows how to do a perfect job; its emphasis is on proven evidence, collection, and analysis. It provides a high level of relevant and realistic information needed to process crime scenes in today's environment. Generously illustrated with

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Overview

Focusing on the basics of crime scene investigation as it should be done by professionals, this book shows how to do a perfect job; its emphasis is on proven evidence, collection, and analysis. It provides a high level of relevant and realistic information needed to process crime scenes in today's environment. Generously illustrated with photographs, the book clearly demonstrates techniques used by field and lab personnel to preserve, process, and analyze a wide variety of evidence. Career profiles of working professionals in the field and actual case histories document how crime scene investigation is successfully used to solve crimes. For professionals in a variety of forensic science fields, including firearms examiners, fingerprint examiners, serologists, toxicologists, photographers, journalists, crime scene investigators, and and others in the field of law and law enforcement.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131397972
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
01/16/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Overview.

2. Protecting Yourself.

3. Roles at the Crime Scene.

4. The Crime Scene Kit.

5. The Initial Response.

6. The Crime Scene Search.

7. Evidence Collection.

8. Evidence by Type of Crime.

9. Impression Evidence.

10. Fingerprints.

11. Documenting the Crime: Reports, Photographs, Videos, and Sketches.

12. The Crime Lab.

13. Going to Court.

Appendix: Career Profiles.

For Further Study.

Index.

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