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Author Pepper, Ian K.
Title Crime scene investigation : methods and procedures / Ian K. Pepper.
Imprint Maidenhead ; New York : McGraw-Hill Open University Press, ©2010.
Edition 2nd ed.

Author Pepper, Ian K.
Subject Crime scene searches.
Criminal investigation -- Great Britain.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Edition 2nd ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary The second edition of this book guides aspiring and newly appointed CSIs through the methods and procedures for the accurate recording and recovery of evidence from the scene of a crime.
Contents Introduction -- 1. The history and contemporary structure of the police, scientific services and crime scene investigation in the United Kingdom -- 2. Approaching the crime scene, packaging the evidence and the documentation required -- 3. The basics of crime scene photography -- 4. Trace evidence: fibres, glass, hairs, paint and soil -- 5. Impressions: footwear marks, instrument marks, glove marks and tyres -- 6. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and body fluids -- 7. Fingerprints -- 8. The investigation of a fire scene -- 9. Firearms -- 10. Terrorism, mass murder and disaster (major incidents) -- 11. The leadership and management of the forensic examination of a major crime scene -- 12. Other sources of evidence for the crime scene investigator -- 13. Health and safety at a crime scene -- 14. The Criminal Law Courts in the United Kingdom -- 15. Organizations related to crime scene investigation.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0335240259 (electronic bk.)
9780335240258 (electronic bk.)
9780335234417 (pbk.)
0335234410 (pbk.)
OCLC # 685111095
Additional Format Print version: Pepper, Ian K. Crime scene investigation. 2nd ed. Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2010 9780335234417 (OCoLC)619573214