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Title: Electronic Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for First Responders, Second Edition
Series: NIJ Research Report
Corporate Author: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
US Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: April 2008
Page Count: 76
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice (NIJ)
Washington, DC 20531
National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Rockville, MD 20849
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/NCJRS
Box 6000
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This guide is intended to assist State and local law enforcement and other first responders responsible for preserving an electronic crime scene and for recognizing, collecting, and safeguarding digital evidence.
Abstract: Digital evidence is information and data of value to an investigation that is stored on, received, or transmitted by an electronic device. This guide is intended for anyone who may encounter a crime scene involving digital evidence, everyone who processes a crime scene that includes digital evidence, everyone who supervises personnel who process digital evidence, and everyone who manages an organization that processes such crime scenes. The guide is broken down into seven distinct chapters that include (1) the types, description and potential evidence of electronic devices, (2) investigative tools and equipment, (3) securing and evaluating the scene, (4) documenting the scene, (5) evidence collection, (6) packaging, transporting, and storage of digital evidence, and (7) electronic crime and digital evidence considerations by crime category (i.e., child abuse and exploitation, counterfeiting, e-mail threats, harassment, and stalking, identity theft, prostitution, and telecommunication fraud). Glossary
Main Term(s): Crime Scene Investigation; Evidence collection; Evidence technicians
Index Term(s): Crime scene; Evidence identification; Evidence preservation; Reference materials
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