This latest edition of Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation examines concepts, field-tested techniques and procedures, and technical information concerning crime scene investigation. It has been widely adopted by police academies, community colleges, and universities and is recommended for preparation for certification exams. Written in an easy-to-read style, this comprehensive text offers up-to-date technical expertise that the author has developed over many years in law enforcement. Includes check-off lists, case studies, and 16 pages of full-color illustrated photos. Also included is an appendix on equipment for crime scene investigations.
Introduction First Officer at the Crime Scene The Crime Scene Investigator Specialized Personnel at the Crime Scene Processing the Crime Scene Establishing Identity Trace Evidence and Miscellaneous Material Blood and Other Biological Evidence Impression Evidence Firearms Examination Arson and Explosives Arson and Explosives Investigating Sexual Assault and Domestic Abuse Crimes Burglary Investigation Motor Vehicle Investigation Homicide Investigation Appendix A: Equipment for Crime Scene Investigations Appendix B: Forensic Science Related Websites Appendix C: Terrorism and Domestic Preparedness