Crime Scene Investigation: Methods And Procedures: Methods and Procedures

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), Jul 1, 2010 - Social Science - 352 pages
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The second edition of this book guides aspiring and newly appointed CSIs through the methods and procedures for the accurate recording and recovery of evidence from the scene of a crime.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 The history and contemporary structure of the police scientific services and crime scene investigation in the United Kingdom
3
2 Approaching the crime scene packaging the evidence and the documentation required
17
3 The basics of crime scene photography
30
fibres glass hairs paint and soil
45
footwear marks instrument marks glove marks and tyres
55
6 Deoxyribonucleic acid DNA and body fluids
65
7 Fingerprints
78
11 The leadership and management of the forensic examination of a major crime scene
132
12 Other sources of evidence for the crime scene investigator
147
13 Health and safety at a crime scene
165
14 The Criminal Law Courts in the United Kingdom
174
15 Organizations related to crime scene investigation
184
Answers to questions
192
References
198
Index
206

8 The investigation of a fire scene
104
9 Firearms
111
10 Terrorism mass murder and disaster major incidents
122
Back cover
227
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Ian K. Pepper is the Principal Lecturer in Policing at the University of Teesside, UK. Ian manages and teaches on a range of specialist learning and development programmes in partnership with a number of law enforcement and Criminal Justice organisations. He is a former Senior Lecturer in Crime Scene and Forensic Science, police Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) and fingerprint officer. Ian has been an instructor and team leader at the National Training Centre for Scientific Support to Crime Investigation and has designed and delivered training to Crime Scene Investigators and Police Officers in the Far East, Middle East, Africa and across the UK. He is a member of the International Association for Identification and the Fingerprint Society.

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