Behind the Yellow Tape: On the Road with Some of America's Hardest Working Crime Scene Investigators

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2009 - True Crime - 320 pages
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From the authors of Bodies We've Buried-an uncensored look at real-life CSIs. With a foreword by Patricia Cornwell.

For years, Jarrett Hallcox and Amy Welch trained CSIs at the National Forensic Academy in Knoxville, Tennessee. Now they provide a glimpse into the real world of crime scene investigation, and the investigators themselves. Experience, through gripping text and photographs, eight gripping accounts of true crime from across the country: from the murky waters of the Puget Sound to the crumbling ruins of the Alamo and the grimy streets of the Big Apple, these are the real stories of the people who work behind the yellow tape.
 

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At a time when CSI crime shows are all the rage on television, this book provides a true, firsthand account of what really goes on in crime scene investigations. Hallcox and Welch (Bodies We've Buried ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
The Crying Game
Thunder Snow
Divining Intervention
Mamas Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys
CSI Frappuccino
Jersey Devil
So Let It Be Written
Back to the Future
GLOSSARY OF FORENSIC TERMS
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