Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation

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CRC Press, Jul 27, 2004 - Law - 416 pages
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No two crime scenes are the same, and each scene presents a unique set of obstacles to overcome.

While there is no one "right" way to handle every situation, the goal of collecting evidence while preserving its integrity remains the constant motivation of the crime scene investigator.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Understanding the Nature of Physical Evidence
25
3 Actions of the Initial Responding Officer
66
4 Processing Methodology
83
5 Assessing the Scene
95
6 Crime Scene Photography
144
7 Crime Scene Sketching and Mapping
189
Crime Scene Notes and Reports
240
9 Basic Skills for Scene Processing
258
10 Advanced Techniques for Scene Processing
320
11 Special Scene Considerations
378
12 The Role of Crime SceneAnalysis and Reconstruction
419
Crime Scene Equipment
446
Risk Management
453
Index
457
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