From the Back Cover
Criminalisticsis the definitive source for forensic science because it makes the technology of the modern crime laboratory clear to the non-scientist. Written by a well-known authority, the text covers the comprehensive realm of forensics and its role in criminal investigations. Physical evidence collection and preservation techniques are examined in detail—including chapters on Computer Forensics and DNA. By referencing real cases throughout,Criminalistics, 10ecaptures the pulse and intensity of forensic science investigations and the attention of the busiest student. Some new, excited features for this edition include:
- New! Crime-Scene Reconstruction chapterNew! Coverage of the latest DNA forensic technologyNew! MyCrimeKit—is an online supplement that offers book-specific content such as Learning Objectives; Chapter Summaries Flashcards Practice Tests,Video Clips, Web Extras, and Animations Activities!
Aims at making the subject of forensic science comprehensible to a wide variety of readers who are planning on being aligned with the forensic science profession.