Death, Decomposition, and Detector Dogs: From Science to Scene is designed to help police investigators and Human Remains Detection K9 handlers understand the basics of forensic taphonomy (decomposition) and how to most effectively use a human remains detection (HRD) K9 as a locating tool. The book covers basic anatomy and the physiology of canine

chapter 1|14 pages

Know the Nose

chapter 2|22 pages

Forensic Taphonomy

Breaking Down Is Hard to do

chapter 3|58 pages

Bugs, Bodies, and Beyond

chapter 4|33 pages

Making Sense Out of Scent

The A, B, C, Ds

chapter 5|29 pages

Earth, Wind, and Odor

chapter 7|22 pages

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

chapter 8|2 pages

Beginning of the End