The Science of Crime Scenes
  • Author : Max M. Houck
  • Release Date : 07 July 2017
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Law
  • Pages : 460
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128498774

The Science of Crime Scenes Book Summary

The Science of Crime Scenes, Second Edition offers a science-based approach to crime scenes, emphasizing that understanding is more important than simply knowing. Without sacrificing technical details, the book adds significantly to the philosophy and theory of crime scene science. This new edition addresses the science behind the scenes and demonstrates the latest methods and technologies with updated figures and images. It covers the philosophy of the crime scene, the personnel involved at a scene (including the media), the detection of criminal traces and their reconstruction, and special crime scenes, such as mass disasters and terroristic events. Written by an international trio of authors with decades of crime scene experience, this book is the next generation of crime scene textbooks. This volume will serve both as a textbook for forensic programs, and as an excellent reference for forensic practitioners and crime scene technicians with science backgrounds. Includes in-depth coverage of disasters and mass murder, terror crime scenes and CBRN (Chemical, biological, radioactive and nuclear) – topics not covered in any other text Includes an instructor site with lecture slides, images and links to resources for teaching and training

The Science of Crime Scenes

The Science of Crime Scenes

Author : Max M. Houck,Frank Crispino,Terry McAdam
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Law
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The Science of Crime Scenes, Second Edition offers a science-based approach to crime scenes, emphasizing that understanding is more important than simply knowing. Without sacrificing technical details, the book adds significantly to the philosophy and theory of crime scene science. This new edition addresses the science behind the scenes and ...

The Science of Crime Scenes

The Science of Crime Scenes

Author : Max M. Houck,Frank Crispino,Terry McAdam
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Law
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The recent National Research Council's report on forensic science calls for more fundamental education and training in the science behind the discipline. Nowhere is this need greater than in crime scene investigations. Long seen as merely "bagging and tagging," crime scene investigation and processing is now a complex process, involving ...

The Science of Crime Scenes

The Science of Crime Scenes

Author : Max M. Houck,Frank Crispino,Terry McAdam
Publisher : Academic Press
Genre : Law
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The recent National Research Council's report on forensic science calls for more fundamental education and training in the science behind the discipline. Nowhere is this need greater than in crime scene investigations. Long seen as merely "bagging and tagging," crime scene investigation and processing is now a complex process involving ...

The Science of Crime Scenes

The Science of Crime Scenes

Author : Max M. Houck,Frank Crispino,Terry McAdam
Publisher : Academic Press
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The Science of Crime Scenes, Second Edition offers a science-based approach to crime scenes, emphasizing that understanding is more important than simply knowing. Without sacrificing technical details, the book adds significantly to the philosophy and theory of crime scene science. This new edition addresses the science behind the scenes and ...

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Law
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Publisher : Ballantine Books
Genre : Medical
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Publisher : Academic Press
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The Forensic Crime Scene: A Visual Guide, Second Edition presents knowledgeable chapters on crime scene investigation, the various types of documentation, scene reconstruction, and the value of evidence and proper evidence collection. Additionally, a companion site hosts video and additional instructional materials. The primary goal of this book is to ...

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Author : Rosa Maria Di Maggio,Pier Matteo Barone
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Nature
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This book presents the forensic geoscience in general and, in particular, in Italy and their application to peculiar crimes. Italy is internationally relevant due to the presence of different kinds of “geo-crimes” (in the first place, environmental mafia), and is emblematic to understanding the best way to fight these crimes. ...