This text covers the role of a photographer in a crime scene beginning with the history of photography and fundamental concepts of general camera use. This text covers photography concepts and practical applications to vehicular accidents, vehicle examinations, and crimes against property. Also covers concepts and protocols to crimes against persons such as assault and homicide scenes, autopsy, and special issues covering arson, alternative light sources, and SMAT (Scars, Marks, and Tattoos). This textbook is appropriate for criminal justice, criminal investigation, and homeland security programs. It is also suited for programs in emergency management, corporate security, psychology, emergency medical services and healthcare, police academy programs, and continuing professional development.
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About the Author
Leeayn Chapman retired as a Forensic Specialist from the Orange County, CA, Sheriff’s Department in 2001, and retired as a Professional Services Responder attached to the Orange County, CA, Coroner’s Office in 2011. She currently teaches Basic Criminal Investigation, Fingerprint Identification, and Crime Scene Investigation at Palomar College, San Marcos, CA. Leeayn Chapman obtained her Master’s degree in Forensic Sciences in 2013 from National University and is on track to receive her Master’s degree in Criminal Justice Administration in 2015. Leeayn has been photographing since she was a little girl – the first camera she was given fascinated her then and she has never stopped photographing since. She was the first female press person ever allowed on the sidelines of the Rose Bowl as a photographer. Leeayn has photographed other areas in the professional sports arena such as the PGA, pro football, Formula 1 Racing, as well as for Associated Press and other publications.