Crime Scene Investigation

Author: Ian Pepper
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335240259
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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.

Crime Scene Investigation

Author: Ian Pepper
Publisher: McGraw-Hill International
ISBN: 0335214908
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"I believe this is an essential handbook for all crime scene investigation students. I am confident that many practitioners also will find it a useful source of reference. I have no hesitation in commending this volume as a valuable standard text for crime scene examiners."G.C. Knupfer, Former Detective Chief Superintendent and Dean of Studies, National Training Centre for Scientific Support to Crime Investigation, UK Forensic evidence is increasingly significant in the detection and prosecution of crime. This means that the knowledge, skill and ability of the person who examines the scene of the crime - the Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) - has never been more important. 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. It features photographs, drawings, self-assessment questions, and checklists of roles, equipment and activities required at the crime scene, providing the student or trainee CSI with a step-by-step handbook and the practising CSI with an invaluable reference. The book also offers a broad understanding of the development and context within which a modern CSI must work as an integral member of investigative teams. Crime Scene Investigationis essential reading for all students of forensic law enforcement, especially those wishing to become Crime Scene Investigators. The text is ideal for undergraduate and FE students and as a reference for trainee forensic practitioners.

Real World Crime Scene Investigation

Author: Gabriele Suboch
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1138032123
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Real-World Crime Scene Investigation: A Step-by-Step Procedure Manual is designed as a field guide providing instruction on how to document a crime scene, including sketching, mapping, searching, collecting, and preserving physical evidence. It also addresses how to document a crime scene using photography and videography. It introduces modern forensic equipment, processing procedures, techniques, and methods. Interspersed throughout the book, hints and cautions provide tips on how to efficiently accomplish specific tasks or to warn crime scene personnel about commonly made errors. In using this book, readers will understand the specifics of various types of crime scenes in regard to documentation and gathering evidence. Its step-by-step approach allows quick learning of how to approach each crime scene to ensure a full investigation is conducted. Real-World Crime Scene Investigation looks at the entire process of crime scene investigation—from securing the crime scene and collecting evidence to how the evidence, once analyzed, can help investigators recreate events. Author Gabrielle Suboch draws upon her more than 25 years of hands-on crime scene investigation, and her years teaching at several colleges, to provide a comprehensive and highly readable resource on crime scene investigation.

An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation

Author: Aric W. Dutelle
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
ISBN: 1284115631
Format: PDF
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"An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation" serves to eliminate warped impressions influenced by the media, and clearly identifies and explains the crime scene investigative process, components, methods, and procedures.

Crime Scene Investigation Laboratory Manual

Author: Marilyn T Miller
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0124058736
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Crime Scene Investigation Laboratory Manual provides information, examples, and exercises for all aspects of crime scene investigation. The exercises will teach the proper techniques for securing, documenting, and searching a crime scene, how to visualize or enhance the evidence found, how to package and preserve the evidence, and how to reconstruct what happened at the crime scene. This manual is intended to accompany any crime scene investigation textbook. Written by a former crime scene investigator and forensic scientist, the information is practical, straightforward, and will be immediately applicable. Learn all the latest techniques and procedures including deconstructing first responder contamination, the preliminary walk-through, utilizing associative evidence, enhancing trace, biological, and chemical evidence, and reconstructing scenes through wound dynamics, glass fracture patterns, bloodstain patterns, ballistics, and more. Designed to complement any text used in crime scene investigation courses Over 20+ proven exercises with material from actual crime scenes, providing students with hands-on learning Written by an experienced educator and former crime scene investigator/forensic scientist

Crime Scene Management

Author: Raul Sutton
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119180902
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'Crime Scene Management' is an introduction to the common forms of evidence that may be encountered at a scence of crime and the techniques used for recovery of that evidence. It focuses on the role of the first officer attending through to the specialist personnel who may be called to deal with specific evidence types, and covers methods such as DNA-rich samples, fingerprints, toolmarks and footwear impressions.

The Science of Crime Scenes

Author: Max M. Houck
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128498773
Format: PDF
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The Science of Crime Scenes, Second Edition offers a science-based approach to crime scenes, emphasizing that understanding is more important than simply knowing. Without sacrificing technical details, the book adds significantly to the philosophy and theory of crime scene science. This new edition addresses the science behind the scenes and demonstrates the latest methods and technologies with updated figures and images. It covers the philosophy of the crime scene, the personnel involved at a scene (including the media), the detection of criminal traces and their reconstruction, and special crime scenes, such as mass disasters and terroristic events. Written by an international trio of authors with decades of crime scene experience, this book is the next generation of crime scene textbooks. This volume will serve both as a textbook for forensic programs, and as an excellent reference for forensic practitioners and crime scene technicians with science backgrounds. Includes in-depth coverage of disasters and mass murder, terror crime scenes and CBRN (Chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear) – topics not covered in any other text Includes an instructor site with lecture slides, images and links to resources for teaching and training

Criminal Investigation

Author: James W. Osterburg
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317523261
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This text presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event (i.e., a crime), based on three major sources of information — people, records, and physical evidence. Its tried-and-true system for conducting an investigation is updated with the latest techniques available, teaching the reader new ways of obtaining information from people, including mining the social media outlets now used by a broad spectrum of the public; how to navigate the labyrinth of records and files currently available online; and fresh ways of gathering, identifying, and analyzing physical evidence.

Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation Eighth Edition

Author: Barry A. J. Fisher
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1466507403
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"If you are a Professional Crime Scene Investigator, then this book is a must have for both your personal forensic reference library, as well as your office reference library." —Edward W. Wallace Jr., Certified Senior Crime Scene Analyst, Retired First Grade Detective, NYPD "Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation is a well-written, comprehensive guide to the investigative and technical aspects of CSI. The textbook is an educational standard on the theory and practice of crime scene investigation and includes many informative casework examples and photographs. On reading this book, students, entry-level personnel, and experienced practitioners will have a better understanding of the strengths and limitations of forensic science in its application to crime scene investigations." —Professor Don Johnson, School of Criminal Justice and Criminalistics, California State University, Los Angeles The application of science and technology plays a critical role in the investigation and adjudication of crimes in our criminal justice system. But before science can be brought to bear on evidence, it must be recognized and collected in an appropriate manner at crime scenes. Written by authors with over 50 years of combined experience in forensic science, Techniques of Crime Scene Investigation examines the concepts, field-tested techniques, and procedures of crime scene investigation. Detectives, crime scene technicians, and forensic scientists can rely on this updated version of the "forensics bible" to effectively apply science and technology to the tasks of solving crimes. What’s New in the Eighth Edition: The latest in forensic DNA testing and collection, including low copy number DNA A new chapter on digital evidence New case studies with color photographs End-of-chapter study questions Practical tips and tricks of the trade in crime scene processing