Filled with these and many other intriguing true stories, and packed with black and white illustrations and photographs, 'The Forensic Casebook' draws on interviews with police personnel and forensic scientists - including animal examiners, botanists, zoologists, firearms specialists, and autoposists - to uncover the vast and detailed underworkings of criminal investigation. Encyclopedic in scope, this riveting, authoritative book leaves no aspect of forensic science untouched, covering such fascinating topics as - Securing a crime scene; - Identifying blood splatter patterns; - Collecting fingerprints - and feet, lip, and ear prints; - Interpreting the stages of a body's decay; - Examining hair and fiber evidence; - Trace evidence from firearms and explosives; - 'Lifting' DNA prints; - Computer crime and forensic photography; - Career paths in criminal science. Lucidly written and spiked with real crime stories, The Forensic Casebook exposes the nitty gritty that other books only touch upon. Here is a reference book as addictive as a page-turning novel of suspense.
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Subtítulo: THE SCIENCE OF CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATION