Forensic Science: From the Crime Scene to the Crime Lab / Edition 1

Forensic Science: From the Crime Scene to the Crime Lab / Edition 1

by Richard Saferstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0135158494

ISBN-13: 9780135158494

Pub. Date: 05/05/2008

Publisher: Prentice Hall

A new first edition by the # 1 author in Forensic Science (Richard Saferstein) Forensic Science: From theCrime Scene to the Crime Lab is designed to present forensic science in a very straightforward and easy to understand format. A book in forensic science can quickly overwhelm readers who have little or no course work in basic science.…  See more details below

Overview

A new first edition by the # 1 author in Forensic Science (Richard Saferstein) Forensic Science: From theCrime Scene to the Crime Lab is designed to present forensic science in a very straightforward and easy to understand format. A book in forensic science can quickly overwhelm readers who have little or no course work in basic science. While a book in Forensic Science cannot avoid a discussion of some basic science principles, it can be done in a fashion that does not confuse the student. This book does just that!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780135158494
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
05/05/2008
Series:
Alternative eText Formats Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
704
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

1. Introduction

2. Securing and Searching the Crime Scene

3. Recording the Crime Scene

4. Collection of Crime-Scene Evidence

5. Physical Evidence

6. Death Investigation

7. Crime-Scene Reconstruction

8. Fingerprints

9. Firearms, Tool Marks, and Other Impressions

10. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

11. Drugs

12. Forensic Toxicology

13. Trace Evidence I: Hairs and Fibers

14. Trace Evidence II: Paint, Glass, and Soil

15. Biological Stain Analysis: DNA

16. Forensic Aspects of Fire and Explosion Investigation

17. Document Examination

18. Computer Forensics

19. Mobile Device Forensics

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