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Forensic evidence field guide : a collection of best practices  Cover Image Book Book

Forensic evidence field guide : a collection of best practices / Peter W. Pfefferli.


Highlights the essentials needed to collect evidence at a crime scene. The unique spiral bound is designed to be utilized in the day to day tasks of anyone collecting evidence at a crime scene. Covering the range of evidence management including: characteristics of different types of crime scenes (arson, burglary, homicide, hit & run, forensic IT, sexual assault), how to recover the relevant evidence at the scene and best practices for the search, gathering and storing of evidence.

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  • ISBN: 9780124201989 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0124201989
  • Physical Description: xv, 214 pages : illustrations ; 15 cm.
  • Publisher: Oxford, UK : Elsevier/Academic Press, c2015.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-206) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Best evidence management commandments -- Break and entry : volume crime evidence -- Explosion and arson : safety risk evidence -- Fraud and forgery : document evidence -- Hit and run : automobile accident evidence -- Homicide and rape : violent crime evidence -- Multimedia and electronic : digital evidence -- Narcotics and drugs : controlled substance evidence -- Documents -- Fabrics -- Firearms -- IT -- Unknown substances -- Vehicles -- Biological/DNA evidence -- Bullet and cartridge evidence -- Explosive debris evidence -- Fiber evidence -- Fingerprint evidence -- Fire debris evidence -- Footwear and tire print evidence -- Glass evidence -- Gunshot residues (GSR) evidence -- Hair evidence -- Paint evidence -- Soil and plant evidence -- Toolmark evidence.
Subject: Forensic sciences.
Criminal investigation.
Evidence, Criminal.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


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Kirtland Community College Library HV 8073 .P44 2015 30775305506298 General Collection Available -

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