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Title: Handbook of Forensic Services 2007
Corporate Author: US Dept of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation
Laboratory Branch
United States of America
Editor(s): Kim Waggoner; Kathryn H. Suchma
Date Published: 2007
Page Count: 202
Sponsoring Agency: US Dept of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation
Quantico, VA 22135
Publication Number: ISBN 978-0-16-079376-9
Sale Source: US Dept of Justice Federal Bureau of Investigation
Laboratory Branch
2501 Investigation Parkway
Quantico, VA 22135
United States of America
Document: PDF|PDF
Type: Handbook
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document from the U.S. Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, contains the revised Handbook of Forensic Services.
Abstract: The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) Laboratory Division and Operational Technology Division provides forensic services to FBI field offices and legal attaches; U.S. attorneys, military tribunals, and other Federal agencies for civil and criminal matters; and to State, county, and municipal law enforcement agencies in the United States and territorial possessions for criminal matters. All forensic services provided by the FBI’s laboratory, including expert witness testimony, are rendered at no cost to the submitting agency. While the laboratory, one of the largest and most comprehensive forensic laboratories in the world, accepts evidence to all crimes under investigation by FBI field offices, it only accepts evidence from State, local, and municipal agencies related to violent crimes. Certain limitations apply to submitted evidence; these limitations are discussed in detail in this handbook. The handbook also contains procedures and guidance on safe and efficient methods for officials to use when collecting, preserving, packaging, and shipping evidence to the laboratory. This handbook is divided into four sections that provide information on submitting evidence, evidence examinations, crime scene safety, and crime scene search. Index
Main Term(s): Forensic sciences
Index Term(s): Crime scene; Crime Scene Investigation; Evidence; Evidence collection; Evidence identification; Evidence preservation; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Federal programs
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