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Forensic Science: From Crime Scene to the Crime Lab

Forensic Science: From Crime Scene to the Crime Lab - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135158494

Cover of Forensic Science: From Crime Scene to the Crime Lab 09 (ISBN 978-0135158494)
ISBN13: 978-0135158494
ISBN10: 0135158494
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No

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Forensic Science: From Crime Scene to the Crime Lab - 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0135158494

Richard Safersein

ISBN13: 978-0135158494
ISBN10: 0135158494
Cover type: Hardback
Edition/Copyright: 09
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

In ''Forensic Science: From the Crime Scene to the Crime Lab, ''renowned forensic science expert and best-selling author Richard Saferstein presents readers with a comprehensive introduction to crime scene procedures and crime lab techniques. Ideal for courses in crime scene investigation, forensic science or criminalistics that emphasize crime scene ''and'' crime lab procedures, the book presents a vividly illustrated, highly applied, and accessible examination of forensic science in action. Features of the text include: A full-color design featuring hundreds of photos and illustrations Complete coverage of crime scene procedures and processes and the fundamentals of forensic science techniques in the crime lab Coverage of specific forensic science applications including document examination and computer forensics Chapter opening cases that highlight famous crimes and the role forensic science played in solving them End of chapter Case Readings that apply the material to real cases Chapter learning objectives, key terms lists, review questions, application and critical thinking questions, and Web resources Dozens of Web Extras throughout tied to multimedia resources at the book's Companion Website (www.prenhall.com/saferstein)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Securing and Searching the Crime Scene Chapter 3: Recording the Crime Scene Chapter 4: Collection of Crime Scene Evidence Chapter 5: Physical Evidence Chapter 6: Crime Scene Reconstruction Chapter 7: Fingerprints Chapter 8: Firearms, Toolmarks, and Other Impressions Chapter 9: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Chapter 10: Drugs Chapter 11: Forensic Toxicology Chapter 12: Trace Evidence I: Hairs and Fibers Chapter 13: Trace Evidence II: Paint, Glass, and Soil Chapter 14: Biological Stain Analysis: DNA Chapter 15: Forensic Aspects of Fire Investigation Chapter 16: Forensic Investigation of Explosions Chapter 17: Document Examination Chapter 18: Computer Forensics Chapter 19: Forensic Science and the Internet Appendix I: Guides to the Collection of Physical Evidence Appendix II: Instructions for Collecting Gunshot Residue Appendix III: Chemical Formulas for Latent Fingerprint Development Appendix IV: Chemical Formulas for Development of Footwear Imprints in Blood

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