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An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

ONLY ONE LEFT -This comprehensive introductory text exposes readers to the day-to-day aspects of crime scene processing, and describes in detail the crime scene investigator responsibilities.

By Aric W. Dutelle,

ISBN: 9780763762414

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In a world profoundly influenced by popular media programs, the real-life duties and complexities involved in crime scene investigation are often misrepresented and misunderstood. An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation serves to eliminate warped impressions and to clearly identify and accurately explain the crime scene investigative process, components, methods, and procedures. This comprehensive introductory text exposes readers to the day-to-day aspects of crime scene processing, and describes in detail the crime scene investigator responsibilities. The history related to crime scene investigation, theory, ethics, social impact, training, and educational issues are thoroughly explored as well.

Features:

  • Presents straightforward and scientifically supported procedures that explain how to accurately and efficiently document what has been left behind at the scene of a crime.
  • Provides an in-depth look at the CSI world through over 100 photographs, illustrations, and short narrative segments that will guide the reader through investigations.
  • Effectively covers a variety of investigations such as burglary, homicide, sex crimes, drug cases, underwater crime scenes, hazardous materials situations, and arson.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Part  1  CSI
  Chapter  1  An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation
  Chapter  2  The “CSI Effect”
  Chapter  3  Ethics in Crime Scene Investigation
  Chapter  4  The Duties of First Responders to the Crime Scene
  Chapter  5  Specialized Personnel and Safety Considerations
  Chapter  6  Methodological Approach to Processing the Crime Scene
  Chapter  7  The Forensic Laboratory
Part  2  Physical Evidence
  Chapter  8  Fingerprints
  Chapter  9  Trace Evidence and Miscellaneous Material
  Chapter  10  Blood and Biological Evidence
  Chapter  11  Blood Pattern Analysis
  Chapter  12  Impression Evidence
  Chapter  13  Firearms and Ballistic Evidence
  Chapter  14  Arson and Explosive Evidence
  Chapter  15  Drug Evidence
  Chapter  16  Digital Evidence
Part  3  Specialized Investigations
  Chapter  17  Death Investigation
  Chapter  18  Special Scene Considerations

 

Paperback
538 Pages
© 2011

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