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NCJ Number: NCJ 178280   Add to Shopping cart   Find in a Library
Title: Crime Scene Investigation: A Guide for Law Enforcement
Series: NIJ Research Report
Corporate Author: Technical Working Group on Crime Scene Investigation
United States of America
Date Published: 01/2000
Page Count: 58
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Type: Policy/Procedure Handbook/Manual
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is a guide to recommended practices for crime scene investigation.
Abstract: The guide is presented in five major sections, with sub-sections as noted: (1) Arriving at the Scene: Initial Response/Prioritization of Efforts (receipt of information, safety procedures, emergency care, secure and control persons at the scene, boundaries, turn over control of the scene and brief investigator/s in charge, document actions and observations); (2) Preliminary Documentation and Evaluation of the Scene (scene assessment, “walk-through” and initial documentation); (3) Processing the Scene (team composition, contamination control, documentation and prioritize, collect, preserve, inventory, package, transport, and submit evidence); (4) Completing and Recording the Crime Scene Investigation (establish debriefing team, perform final survey, document the scene); and (5) Crime Scene Equipment (initial responding officer/s, investigator/evidence technician, evidence collection kits). Appendixes
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Evidence collection ; Evidence identification and analysis ; Procedure manuals ; Crime Scene Investigation ; Evidence preservation ; Crime scene ; Criminal investigation ; Criminalistics ; Police policies and procedures
Note: Updated 2013 version of this report is available at NCJ number 243598
   
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