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FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics: The Authoritative Guide to Navigating Crime Scenes (Paperback)

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Guidance and procedures for safe and efficient methods from the FBI’s Laboratory Division and Operational Technology Division.

The FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics is the official procedural guide for law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and tribunals who wish to submit evidence to the FBI’s Laboratory and Investigative Technology Divisions.

This book outlines the proper methods for investigating crime scenes, examining evidence, packing and shipping evidence to the FBI, and observing safety protocol at crime scenes. Types of evidence discussed include:

Bullet jacket alloys
Computers
Hairs
Inks
Lubricants
Ropes
Safe insulations
Shoe prints
Tire treads
Weapons of mass destruction

Particular attention is paid to recording the appearance of crime scenes through narratives, photographs, videos, audiotapes, or sketches.

A guide for professional forensics experts and an introduction for laymen, the FBI Handbook of Crime Scene Forensics makes fascinating reading for anyone with an interest in investigative police work and the criminal justice system.

About the Author


The Federal Bureau of Investigation is the investigative arm of the US Department of Justice. It is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Dr. Jacqueline Fish is the Vice President for Academic Affairs and a professor of criminal justice at Charleston Southern University. She is the author of forensics text books including Crime Scene Investigation, Practical Crime Scene Investigations for Hot Zones, and Crime Scene Investigations Case Studies. She resides in Charleston, South Carolina.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781632203229
ISBN-10: 1632203227
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication Date: June 2nd, 2015
Pages: 208
Language: English