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Lucidly written and spiked with real crime stories, this ultimate readers' guide to the art of forensics is a book that will fascinate the fans of the hit TV series "CSI" and Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta Series. 40 illustrations & photos. THE ULTIMATE READERS' GUIDE TO THE ART OF FORENSICS! An intrepid investigator crawls through miles of air conditioning ducts to capture the implicating fibers of a suspect's wool jacket . . . A forensic entomologist discovers insects in the grill of a car and nails down a drug dealer's precise geographical path . . . A gluttonous criminal's fingerprints are lifted from a chocolate truffle. . . . 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.

Synopsis:

Black-and-white photographs and illustrations, along with case studies and interviews with forensic and police personnel, highlight a close-up look at the art of forensic science and its applications in law enforcement, covering such topics as securing a crime scene, collecting fingerprints, examining trace evidence, the role of DNA, and computer crime and forensic photography. Original.

Synopsis:

Lucidly written and spiked with real crime stories, this ultimate readers' guide to the art of forensics is a book that will fascinate the fans of the hit TV series "CSI" and Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta Series. 40 illustrations & photos. THE ULTIMATE READERS' GUIDE TO THE ART OF FORENSICS! An intrepid investigator crawls through miles of air conditioning ducts to capture the implicating fibers of a suspect's wool jacket . . . A forensic entomologist discovers insects in the grill of a car and nails down a drug dealer's precise geographical path . . . A gluttonous criminal's fingerprints are lifted from a chocolate truffle. . . . 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,

Product Details

ISBN:
9780345461124
Subtitle:
The Science of Crime Scene Investigation
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Author:
Genge, Ngaire E.
Author:
Ngaire Genge
Author:
Ngaire Genge
Subject:
Forensic Science
Subject:
Forensic sciences
Subject:
Forensic Medicine
Subject:
Evidence, Expert
Subject:
Law-Forensic Science
Subject:
Law : Forensic Science
Subject:
Evidence, expert
Subject:
Crime scene searches
Subject:
Crime scenes
Subject:
Crime-Forensics and Evidence
Subject:
Crime-General
Subject:
Fiction : Fairy Tales, Folklore & Mythology
Subject:
Fiction : Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20020827
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
319

Related Subjects

Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
History and Social Science » Crime » Forensics and Evidence
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Product details 319 pages Random House Publishing Group - English 9780345461124 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Black-and-white photographs and illustrations, along with case studies and interviews with forensic and police personnel, highlight a close-up look at the art of forensic science and its applications in law enforcement, covering such topics as securing a crime scene, collecting fingerprints, examining trace evidence, the role of DNA, and computer crime and forensic photography. Original.
"Synopsis" by , Lucidly written and spiked with real crime stories, this ultimate readers' guide to the art of forensics is a book that will fascinate the fans of the hit TV series "CSI" and Patricia Cornwell's Kay Scarpetta Series. 40 illustrations & photos. THE ULTIMATE READERS' GUIDE TO THE ART OF FORENSICS! An intrepid investigator crawls through miles of air conditioning ducts to capture the implicating fibers of a suspect's wool jacket . . . A forensic entomologist discovers insects in the grill of a car and nails down a drug dealer's precise geographical path . . . A gluttonous criminal's fingerprints are lifted from a chocolate truffle. . . . 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,
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