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  1. Firearms, the Law and Forensic Ballistics

    By Tom Warlow, T A Warlow

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    This book offers a work of reference on the forensic science of firearms. It describes what happens when a weapon is fired in terms of internal, external and terminal, or wound, ballistics and the consequences of these happenings for the forensic scientist both at the scene of the shooting incident...

    Published April 20th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Forensic Examination of Fibres, Third Edition

    By James R. Robertson, Claude Roux, Ken Wiggins

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    This detailed volume covers forensic fibre examination from the recovery of the evidence, through the different stages of laboratory examination, to the evaluation of the meaning of findings. It includes information on specific techniques and fibres, discusses the interpretation of data as evidence...

    Published February 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Professional Issues in Forensic Science

    By Brian Gestring

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Covering the mandated topics required by the Forensic Science Educational Program Accreditation Commission (FEPAC) to ensure accreditation, this text examines ethics, professional practice and professional responsibilities, quality assurance, and the law-science interface. In a no-nonsense,...

    Published June 14th 2012 by Auerbach Publications

  4. Forensic Toxicology Methods

    Edited by Bruce A. Goldberger, Daniel S. Isenschmid

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    A subset of forensic science, forensic toxicology, is literally, the use of toxicology methods and practices, in the courts of law. This is generally understood to mean the analysis of alcohol, drugs and poisons in body fluids, and the interpretation of these analytical results for the benefit of...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Drugs and Explosives Analysis with Polarized Light Microscopy

    By James B. Crippin, Michael Victor Martinez

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Ideal as both an instructional guide for professionals and as a laboratory manual for students, this comprehensive reference takes an in-depth look at the theory of polarized light microscopy and its modernization into mainstream forensic applications. Specifically, the authors examine the numerous...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Crime Laboratory Management

    By William J Tilstone

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    All organisations require effective, well-trained management in order to function effectively and successfully. Crime laboratories are no exception. However, crime lab managers have often been left to 'on the job' training - coming across issues such as budget planning and human resource management...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Botanical Evidence in Forensic Science

    By James R. Robertson, Simon Gilmore, Susan Fiddian

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Botanical forensic evidence encompasses everything from the contents of a stomach at autopsy to chips of wood found in a trunk to microscopic particles of pollen. Botanical Evidence in Forensic Science provides comprehensive coverage of the utility of plants and materials of plant origin in the...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Forensic Archaeology, Anthropology and the Investigation of Mass Graves

    By Jon Sterenberg

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    The twentieth century saw the unlawful killing of approximately 200 million civilians. Sadly, the conflicts and tensions that gave rise to these deaths continue into the twenty-first century and the task of those involved in investigating mass murder, war crimes and genocide is larger than ever....

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Forensic Science Laboratory Management

    By Dean Gialamas, Max M. Houck

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    Written by leading researchers and practitioners in forensic science management, this book is a step forward in bringing more business practice to the management of forensic science laboratories. Incorporating protocols for strategy and operations, evidence chain of custody, safety, accreditation,...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  10. Forensic Crime Scenes

    Health and Safety

    By Gareth W. Roberts

    Series: International Forensic Science and Investigation

    An examination of the needs of the individual and the organization in relation to health and safety at forensic scenes, this book covers practical considerations and the underpinning laws of the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. It covers history, facilities provide by different...

    Published June 14th 2012 by CRC Press