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Author Barnes-Svarney, Patricia L., author.

Title The handy forensic science answer book / Patricia Barnes-Svarney and Thomas E. Svarney.

Publication Info. Canton, Michigan : Visible Ink Press, [2019]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2018.


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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Edition [Enhanced Credo edition]
Description 1 online resource (28 entries) : 147 images ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 351-352).
Contents Introduction to forensic science -- The history of forensic science -- At the crime scene: the crime site and investigation teams -- At the crime scene: looking for biological evidence -- At the crime scene: looking for physical evidence -- In the crime lab: analyzing a body -- In the crime lab: analyzing older remains -- In the crime lab: trace evidence -- In the crime lab: patent, latent, and plastic prints -- In the crime lab: DNA analysis -- In the crime lab: toolmarks, firearms, and ballistics -- In the crime lab: examining explosives -- In the crime lab: questioned documents and cryptanalysis -- Other forensic investigations -- The criminal mind -- Putting it all together -- Controversies in forensic science -- Famous (and not-so-famous) crimes and forensic science -- The media and forensic science -- Resources in forensic science.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book provides a fascinating look at the science of law enforcement and how even the smallest clues can yield useful information.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Forensic sciences -- Miscellanea.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Svarney, Thomas E., author.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Other Form: Print version: 1578596211 9781578596218 (DLC) 2018019729 xii, 372 pages : illustrations
ISBN 9781786849199 electronic version
9781578596218 pbk. : alk. paper
1578596211 pbk. : alk. paper

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