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Title: FORENSIC SCIENCE - HANDBOOK, REVISED AUGUST, 1975
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Federal Bureau of Investigation
US Dept of Justice
United States of America
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 137
Sponsoring Agency: Federal Bureau of Investigation
Washington, DC 20535-0001
National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
Sale Source: Superintendent of Documents, GPO
Washington, DC 20402
United States of America

National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Document: PDF
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A GUIDE TO LEGALLY ACCEPTED AND PRACTICAL PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTING, PRESERVING, AND HANDLING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE IS PRESENTED. THIS HANDBOOK IS DESIGNED AS A TRAINING AID FOR THOSE IN PROFESSIONAL LAW ENFORCEMENT.
Abstract: PART I INTRODUCES THE SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION'S IDENTIFICATION AND LABORATORY DIVISION. PART II DISCUSSES TECHNIQUES USED IN THE IDENTIFICATION DIVISION, WHILE PART III, DEALING WITH THE LABORATORY DIVISION, COVERS SUCH TOPICS AS SEROLOGY, MINERALOGY, GLASS FRACTURES, METALLURGY, RADIATION HAZARDS, EXPLOSIVES, AND BOMB SCENE SEARCHES. PART IV DESCRIBES THE COLLECTION AND PRESERVATION OF PHYSICAL EVIDENCE, PRESENTS A SAMPLE LETTER OF TRANSMITTAL, A SAMPLE LABORATORY REPORT, AND A SAMPLE FINGERPRINT REPORT, AND OFFERS SUGGESTIONS FOR HANDLING EVIDENCE.
Index Term(s): Crime laboratories; Criminal investigation; Evidence identification; Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI); Forensic medicine; Procedure manuals
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