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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A third crime scene investigator, Charlene Quinn, examined Williams' green BMW on August 5.
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.
There is an ever increasing amount of interest in the work and methods of forensic science and the award shows the expertise required to become a crime scene investigator.
She has stayed in Middlesbrough to study for masters degree in collision investigation at the University of Teesside and hopes to become a crime scene investigator or accident investigator.
Holstein was the crime scene investigator that CSI creator Anthony Zuiker followed while doing research for the show.
Crime scene investigator SPO4 Nilo Domingo said residents found the body at 6 a.
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.