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NCJ Number: 30850 Find in a Library
Title: POLICE ENQUIRIES IN SEXUAL OFFENSES
Journal: JOURNAL OF THE FORENSIC SCIENCE SOCIETY  Volume:15  Issue:3  Dated:(JULY 1975)  Pages:183-188
Author(s): A STILL
Corporate Author: Forensic Science Soc
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 6
Sponsoring Agency: Forensic Science Soc
Harrowgate, N Yorkshire HG1 1BX, England
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: THIS PAPER DESCRIBES, WITH ILLUSTRATIVE CASE HISTORIES DRAWN FROM THE AUTHOR'S OWN EXPERIENCE, THE DEPENDENCE OF POLICE ON THE FORENSIC SCIENTIST IN THE INVESTIGATION OF SEXUAL OFFENSES.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES HOW THE POLICE, OFTEN FACED WITH A LACK OF DIRECT EVIDENCE, MAY TURN TO THE SCIENTIST TO SUPPLY THE MISSING LINKS AND TO INVESTIGATE THE ACCURACY OF THE COMPLAINER'S OR SUSPECT'S STATEMENT. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Forensic medicine; Rape; Sex offense investigations; Sexual assault; Trace evidence
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