ABSTRACT

Crime scene investigation involves the use and integration of scientific methods, physical evidence, and deductive reasoning in order to determine and establish the series of events surrounding a crime. The quality of the immediate crime scene response and the manner in which the crime scene is examined are critical to the success of the investigat

chapter 1|44 pages

Crime scene investigation

ByJOHN HORSWELL

chapter 2|12 pages

Associative evidence – the Locard exchange principle

ByJOHN HORSWELL, CRAIG FOWLER

chapter 3|10 pages

The education and training of crime scene investigators: an Australian perspective

BySUZANNE STANLEY, JOHN HORSWELL

chapter 5|14 pages

Management of crime scene investigation

ByJOHN HORSWELL

chapter 6|28 pages

Application of forensic light sources at the crime scene

ByCHRIS LENNARD, MILUTIN STOILOVIC

chapter 7|14 pages

Crime scene photography

ByJOHN HORSWELL

chapter 8|22 pages

Specialised photography and imaging

ByGLENN PORTER

chapter 9|20 pages

Fingerprint identification

chapter 10|14 pages

The ballistics expert at the scene

ByIAN PRIOR

chapter 11|46 pages

The role of the pathologist at the crime scene

ByKEVIN LEE

chapter 12|26 pages

Establishing identity with odontology

ByDAVID GRIFFITHS

chapter 13|20 pages

Drug operations

chapter 14|10 pages

Clandestine drug laboratory investigations

ByJOHN WHITE

chapter 15|14 pages

Fire and explosion scene examination

ByPETER THATCHER, JOHN KELLEHER

chapter 17|30 pages

Botanical and soil evidence at the crime scene

ByJAMES ROBERTSON

chapter 18|14 pages

The application of entomology to criminal investigations

ByJAMES F. WALLMAN

chapter 19|26 pages

Physical comparative evidence

ByTED VAN DIJK and PAUL SHELDON

chapter 20|12 pages

Signal processing evidence GRAEME J. KINRAID

chapter 21|8 pages

Crime scene investigation: key issues for the future

ByJAMES ROBERTSON