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The CBS television show, "C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation," has captured audiences - and ratings - with its unflinchingly realistic details of forensic science, tools, and technology. This fascinating new book - written by an acclaimed biographer with a master's degree in forensic psychology - goes behind the crime-solving techniques dramatized on the TV show to examine the reality of these cutting-edge procedures.

From DNA typing and ballistics, to bitemark and blood pattern analysis, here are detailed accounts of the actual techniques used in today's crime investigations. Prominent experts in the field offer rare glimpses into cases ranging from missing persons to murder.

For fans of the television show, as well as true crime buffs and science readers - this is the real thing.

Synopsis:

Inspired by the popularity of the CBS television show "C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation", the author, who has a master's degree in forensic psychology, goes behind the crime-solving techniques dramatized on the show to examine the reality of these cutting-edge procedures.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction

1. Scene of the Crime

2. Handling Bodies

3. ID Unknowns

4. Traces

5. We Have a Match

6. Science vs. Intuition

7. The Elements of Reconstruction

8. Criminal Logic10. Forensic Puzzles

11. Evidence Response

Glossary

Referances

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425183595
Author:
Ramsland, Katherine
Publisher:
Berkley Books
Author:
Ramsland, Katherine M.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Television - General
Subject:
Forensic Science
Subject:
Forensic sciences
Subject:
Forensic Medicine
Subject:
Crime scene searches
Subject:
CSI: crime scene investigation
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Film and Television-Reference
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series Volume:
no. 99-31
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
9.08x6.28x.73 in. .67 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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