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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis : With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis : With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction - 2nd edition

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis : With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 9780849309502
ISBN10: 0849309506
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis : With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction by Tom Bevel and Ross M Gardner - ISBN 9780849309502
Edition: 2ND 02
Copyright: 2002
Publisher: CRC Press I, LLC
Published:
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Bloodstain Pattern Analysis : With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction by Tom Bevel and Ross M Gardner - ISBN 9780849309502
ISBN13: 9780849309502
ISBN10: 0849309506
Edition: 2ND 02
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Summary

  • Discusses the importance of on-scene crime evaluation, as opposed to mere laboratory work
  • Includes specific methodology for crime scene reconstruction
  • Defines the terms used in bloodstain pattern analysis
  • Uses dozens of photographs to graphically depict the meaning of terms discussed
  • Provides a step by step approach to understanding bloodstain patterns, each chapter building on the information presented in the previous chapter

Used properly, bloodstain pattern analysis helps establish events associated with violent crimes. As such, it is a critical bridge between forensics and the ultimate goal of forensics, defining an accurate crime reconstruction. The second edition of this bestselling book is thoroughly updated to employ the latest protocols, including the application of scientific method, the use of flow charts, and the inter-relationship of crime scene analysis to criminal profiling. It provides more illustrations, including color photographs, and explains the use of computer programs to create demonstrative evidence for court. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis aids forensic scientists, investigators, and attorneys in understanding violent crime scenes. It provides quick and accurate information to help the reader understand blood stain pattern information.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Bloodstain Analysis: Its Function and a Historical Perspective
Crime Scene Analysis and Reconstruction
Terminology
Understanding the Medium of Blood
Determining Motion and Directionality
Determining Point of Convergence and Point of Origin
Evaluating Impact Spatter Bloodstains
Characteristic Patterns of Blood Which Aid in Analysis
Documenting Bloodstains
Documenting the Reconstruction of a Crime
Automation Applications in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis and Crime Scene Reconstruction
Presenting Evidence at Trial
Dealing with Bloodborne Pathogens
Bibliography
Appendix A: Weight/Measure Conversion Chart
Appendix B: Trigonometric Functions and Their Application in Bloodstain Pattern Analysis
Appendix C: Stroboscopic Photography Techniques

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