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NCJ Number: 44304 Find in a Library
Title: SILENT WITNESS: THE EMERGENCE OF SCIENTIFIC CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS
Editor(s): D C DILWORTH
Date Published: 1977
Page Count: 177
Sponsoring Agency: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
Alexandria, VA 22314
Sale Source: International Assoc of Chiefs of Police
44 Canal Center Plaza, Suite 200
Alexandria, VA 22314
United States of America
Type: Historical Overview
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS TEXT CONTAINS A COLLECTION OF ARTICLES AND SPEECHES OF HISTORICAL INTEREST WRITTEN DURING THE EMERGENCE OF SCIENTIFIC CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION BY PERSONS WHO WERE ACTIVE IN POLICING IN THE 1920'S AND 1930'S.
Abstract: CHAPTERS DISCUSS THE FOLLOWING TOPICS: POLICE ENTHUSIASM FOR SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION AND TECHNIQUES; SCIENTIFIC INVESTIGATION TECHNIQUES PRECEDING THE DECADES OF INTENSE ACTIVITY; EXPERIMENTS DURING THE TWENTIES, DEVELOPMENTS DURING THE THIRTIES, AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS DURING THAT PERIOD. INDIVIDUAL ARTICLES COVER ALL ASPECTS OF FORENSIC INVESTIGATION AND EVIDENCE ANALYSIS, INCLUDING FINGERPRINTING, HANDWRITING ANALYSIS, FIREARMS, POLICE LABORATORIES, LIE DETECTORS, AND ELECTRONIC SURVEILLANCE EQUIPMENT.
Index Term(s): Criminal investigation; Forensic medicine
Note: POLICE HISTORY SERIES
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