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The Resource The handy forensic science answer book : reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney

The handy forensic science answer book : reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney

Label
The handy forensic science answer book : reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court
Title
The handy forensic science answer book
Title remainder
reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court
Statement of responsibility
Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Barnes-Svarney and Svarney cover the fundamentals, science, history, and analysis of clues to provide detailed information on crime scene investigations, techniques, laboratory finding, the latest research, and controversies. From the cause, manner, time of a death, and autopsies to blood, toxicology, DNA typing, fingerprints, ballistics, tool marks, tread impressions, and trace evidence, they take the reader through the many sides of a death investigation, arson, criminal profiling, and much more
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnes-Svarney, Patricia L
Dewey number
363.25
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8073
LC item number
.B358 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Svarney, Thomas E.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forensic sciences
  • Criminal investigation
Label
The handy forensic science answer book : reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-352) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to forensic science -- The history of forensic science -- At the crime scene: the crime site and investigation teams -- At the crime scene: looking for biological evidence -- At the crime scene: looking for physical evidence -- In the crime lab: analyzing a body -- In the crime lab: analyzing older remains -- In the crime lab: trace evidence -- In the crime lab: patent, latent, and plastic prints -- In the crime lab: DNA analysis -- In the crime lab: toolmarks, firearms, and ballistics -- In the crime lab: examining explosives -- In the crime lab: questioned documents and cryptanalysis -- Other forensic investigations -- The criminal mind -- Putting it all together -- Controversies in forensic science -- Famous (and not-so-famous) crimes and forensic science -- The media and forensic science -- Resources in forensic science
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 372 pages
Isbn
9781578596218
Lccn
2018019729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1022980738
  • (OCoLC)1022980738
Label
The handy forensic science answer book : reading clues at the crime scene, crime lab and in court, Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-352) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to forensic science -- The history of forensic science -- At the crime scene: the crime site and investigation teams -- At the crime scene: looking for biological evidence -- At the crime scene: looking for physical evidence -- In the crime lab: analyzing a body -- In the crime lab: analyzing older remains -- In the crime lab: trace evidence -- In the crime lab: patent, latent, and plastic prints -- In the crime lab: DNA analysis -- In the crime lab: toolmarks, firearms, and ballistics -- In the crime lab: examining explosives -- In the crime lab: questioned documents and cryptanalysis -- Other forensic investigations -- The criminal mind -- Putting it all together -- Controversies in forensic science -- Famous (and not-so-famous) crimes and forensic science -- The media and forensic science -- Resources in forensic science
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 372 pages
Isbn
9781578596218
Lccn
2018019729
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1022980738
  • (OCoLC)1022980738

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