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This page describes a retired police officer's opinion of using a computer composite program. He also provides some of... see more

"Every day in America, nearly 7,000 people die. And when it happens suddenly, it's assumed there will be an... see more

This simple calculator uses surface type, condition (wet or dry), grade and length of skid to determine the speed of a... see more

This is a game based on a TV show "The First 48". The true life show follows detectives from the first call to a murder... see more

This article suggests that when crime scene investigators find human remains, the same attention to detail should be paid... see more

The protection of the scene begins with the arrival of the first police officer at the scene and ends when the scene is... see more

Discover the science and technology behind every criminal investigation: the laboratories, the experts, the techniques,... see more

This online document outlines basic procedures for fire scene documentation and evidence collection. This Research Report... see more

The author provides guidelines for examining a major case crime scene. These include: the initial death scene... see more

The tutorial prepared by J. Slemko Forensic Consulting provides a solid understanding of bloddstain pattern analysis... see more

This is a 37 page lesson plan in which students perform three separate lab activities to examine evidence found at the... see more

This site traces the history of using fingerprints as a means of identification.

The purpose of this article is to alert investigators to the phenomena of The Staged Crime Scene. Staging a scene occurs... see more

This web resource includes over 1900 images along with text, tutorials, laboratory exercises, and examination items for... see more

This site contains a lecture that is part of a Forensic Law course. This particular lecture concerns arson and... see more

This publication of the USFA is the result of a study of arson by a project team. Information presented in the study... see more

The principal purpose of this study was to identify, delineate and assemble a set of investigative tasks that should and... see more

This is an online program that provides background and guidance regarding a latent fingerprint processing technique's... see more

The WebPath® educational resource contains over 2700 images with text that illustrate gross and microscopic pathologic... see more

The 10 labratory activities in this manual cover the standard laboratory assignments: bone and bone feature... see more

This site contains a lecture on blood stain analysis. Also included are questions and assignments that can be used for... see more

This site provides a glossary for blood pattern analysis. The terminology was developed by the International Association... see more

The author suggests that reconstruction of crime scenes is a misnomenclature. In reality, one interprets the information... see more

This guide, offered by the National Institute of Justice, is intended for use by law enforcement and other responders who... see more