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The handy forensic science answer book : reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court / Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney.

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  • ISBN: 9781578596218
  • ISBN: 1578596211
  • Physical Description: xii, 372 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Canton, MI : Visible Ink Press, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction to forensic science --The history of forensic science --At the crime scene: the crime site and investigation teams --At the crime scene: looking for biological evidence --At the crime scene: looking for physical evidence --In the crime lab: analyzing a body --In the crime lab: analyzing older remains --In the crime lab: trace evidence --In the crime lab: patent, latent, and plastic prints --In the crime lab: DNA analysis --In the crime lab: toolmarks, firearms, and ballistics --In the crime lab: examining explosives --In the crime lab: questioned documents and cryptanalysis --Other forensic investigations --The criminal mind --Putting it all together --Controversies in forensic science --Famous (and not-so-famous) crimes and forensic science --The media and forensic science --Resources in forensic science.
Summary, etc.:
Covering the fundamentals, science, history, and analysis of clues, The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book: Reading Clues at the Crime Scene, Crime Lab and in Court provides detailed information on crime scene investigations, techniques, laboratory finding, the latest research, and controversies. It looks at the science of law enforcement, how evidence is gathered, processed, analyzed, and viewed in the courtroom, and more. From the cause, manner, time of a death, and autopsies to blood, toxicology, DNA typing, fingerprints, ballistics, tool marks, tread impressions, and trace evidence, it takes the reader through the many sides of a death investigation. Arson, accidents, computer crimes, criminal profiling, and much, much more are also addressed.
Subject: Forensic sciences > Miscellanea.

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