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Forensic Science: Crime Scene

Crime Scene Investigator Network

Crime Scene Response : Response Guidelines and Procedures

Crime Scene and Evidence Photography : Digital, Infrared, Ultraviolet, Video, Imaging Technology and Organizations.


Online Books and Reports : Crime Scene

Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement - Technical Working Group on Crime Scene Investigation, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice

Publication Date: January 2000
This 58-page PDF file from the U.S. Department of Justice in 2000 is intended for use by law enforcement and other responders who have responsibility for protecting crime scenes, preserving physical evidence, and collecting and submitting the evidence for scientific examination.

Death Investigation: A Guide for the Scene Investigator - National Medicolegal Review Panel, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice

Publication Date: November 1999
This 72-page PDF Research Report from 1999 describes the results of a National Institute of Justice study to identify, delineate, and assemble a set of investigative tasks that should and could be performed at every death scene

PDQ: Tracking Down a Vehicle - National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center 

Publication Date: Spring 2000
Poking around an auto junkyard can now be considered a scientific expedition . . . when it involves a new database that treats automotive paint like a fingerprint. Called the Paint Data Query, or PDQ, this database uses records of automotive paint samples analyzed to pinpoint the manufacturer, make, model, and year of a suspect vehicle.