forensic science

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forensic science

[fə′ren·sik ′sī·əns]
(forensic science)
The recognition, collection, identification, individualization, and interpretation of physical evidence, and the application of science and medicine for criminal and civil law, or regulatory purposes.
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The challenge to the crime scene investigator is to use investigative skills and imagination to locate suspect fingerprints, and to use varied techniques to make the very fragile impressions, consisting of water, oils, and chemicals, visible to the eye.
org, Baldwin lists the differences between a real crime scene investigator and the TV counterpart.
ATTENTION TO DETAIL: Crime scene investigator Dave Thomas of South Wales Police examines the scene of a burglary Picture: Nick Treharne
Ian says there are approximately 3,000 Crime Scene Investigators in the UK at the moment and around 70pc of them are non-police officers.
Accused: Earlier Karl Stephens, another crime scene investigator, said he saw Larsen three days before his arrest.
Durham Castle's Great Hall was the setting for the awards which are sponsored by Tetra and formally acknowledge crime scene investigators and fingerprint experts.
2--Color) Watson Lee, a Sheriff's Department crime scene investigator, examines the site of a fatal fire Monday at Thousand Elms Mobile Lodge.
The photos, taken by crime scene investigator Rebecca McConnell, showed the kitchen window where Tuffree and Clark met.
An Alaska state trooper, a New Jersey crime scene investigator, and a Baltimore vice squad detective are just a few of the law enforcement officers profiled in the compelling new Oxygen series, "Women & The Badge," premiering Sunday, January 27, at 8:00 p.
When you start work as a SOCO you will spend up to one month working with experienced crime scene investigator and usually attend the Initial Crime Scene Investigator Training Course at the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA), in County Durham.
Crime Scene Investigators were due to investigate the scene yesterday.
Police, crime scene investigators and fire investigation specialists are working through the scene of the fire to find out exactly how it started and what happened.