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NCJ Number: 30941 Find in a Library
Title: STEPCHILD (IN CRIME DETECTION) - SECURING TRACK EVIDENCE - A CONTRIBUTION ON THE SUBJECT OF MISTAKES IN INVESTIGATION PROCEDURE - WEST GERMANY
Journal: KRIMINALISTIK  Volume:29  Issue:12  Dated:(DECEMBER 1975)  Pages:551-554
Author(s): G TESCHKE
Corporate Author: Kriminalistik Verlag Gmbh
Germany (Unified)
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 4
Sponsoring Agency: Kriminalistik Verlag Gmbh
6900 Heidelburg 1, Germany
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Article
Language: German
Country: West Germany (Former)
Annotation: STUDIES OF CASES WHERE TRACK EVIDENCE LED TO THE ARREST AND CONVICTION OF OFFENDERS, WITH A PLEA FOR MORE ATTENTION TO COLLECTING SUCH EVIDENCE, WHICH, THROUGHT NEGLECT, HAS BECOME THE STEPCHILD OF INVESTIGATIVE WORK.
Abstract: THE AUTHOR ASSERTS THAT THE NEGLECT OF TRACK EVIDENCE IS PROBABLY THE RESULT OF THE HECTIC PACE AT WHICH PEOPLE LIVE IN MODERN TIMES. THAT IS, POLICEMEN DO NOT TAKE THE TIME TO ACQUIRE A TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE OF THE SUBJECT AND INVESTIGATORS DO NOT TAKE THE TIME TO LOOK FOR TRACKS AT THE SCENE OF A CRIME. PHOTOGRAPHS ARE INCLUDED WHICH SHOW TRACK EVIDENCE USED IN THE WEST GERMAN CASES DESCRIBED. --IN GERMAN
Index Term(s): Case studies; Crime detection; Crime scene; Crime Scene Investigation; Criminal investigation; Evidence collection; Evidence preservation; Germany; Shoe prints and tire tracks
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