Chemical Pollution of a Crime Scene

A great many of us are familiar with the processes of forensic science simply from what we have seen on television, in the movies and also read in books but there are processes involved that are sometimes not spoken of simply because they slow the process of storytelling down. What …

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Understanding Trace Evidence

Trace evidence is best described as any small piece of evidence that has to be collected by Scenes of Crime Officers (SOCO) and places a suspect at the scene of a crime. What is Trace Evidence? Trace evidence normally takes on the form of one of the following: Hair Fibres …

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Forensic Reconstruction

We have all seen those television programmes that re-enact a crime to help jog the memories of members of the public when a crime has taken place and no immediate suspects or motives have come to light; these are known as forensic reconstructions. What is a Forensic Reconstruction? A forensic …

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Computer Crime

In today’s hi-tech world of computers, the Internet, online banking and the likes, the criminal fraternity have turned their attentions to other ways of blackmailing and theft. Types of Computer Crime Since the Internet’s surge into the mainstream and into our daily lives criminals have been finding new and more …

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