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Forensic Casebook : The Science of Crime Scene Investigation - N E Genge

Forensic Casebook

The Science of Crime Scene Investigation

By: N E Genge

Paperback Published: 4th March 2004
ISBN: 9780091897284
Number Of Pages: 336

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Filled with 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 autopsists- to uncover the vast and detailed under workings of criminal investigation. Encyclopaedic 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 - 'Lifting' DNA prints - Examining hair and fiber evidence - Interpreting the stages of a body's decay - 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.

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"The Famous Five would have cracked their cases sooner if they had packed this in their haversacks. The budding crime writer will reach for it when writing a police procedural." * The Times *
"The ultimate guide to the art of detection" * Crime Time *

ISBN: 9780091897284
ISBN-10: 0091897289
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 4th March 2004
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.6 x 18.9  x 2.6
Weight (kg): 0.55
Edition Number: 1