CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

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    the early 2000s, CBS launched CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, a newer, sleeker crime drama aiming to depict crimes and crime scene investigations as gritty, suspenseful, and glamorous. CSI featured streamlined detective work, flashy forensics, and emotionally-charged interrogations and interviews, all carried out by aloof professionals aiming to crack their respective cases. Most significantly, however, was the fact that CSI – and shows like CSI – feature heavily simplified court scenes. These scenes present incomplete portrayals of the legal system to viewers, where they see emotionally-charged testimonies that instantaneously incriminate perpetrators and win cases. Initially, with only CSI on the air, there was perhaps little concern…

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    Crime Scene Investigator(CSI) go by many names including evidence technician, crime scene technicians, forensic investigator, crime scene analyst, criminalistic, and so on. A CSI is a person with a background of science. Forensic science started when individuals who developed the principles needed to identify physical evidence, and those who realized the need to merge these principles into a logical connection discipline that could be practically applied to a criminal justice system. There are…

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    A popular television show, “CSI”, is impacting not only the viewers, but also the criminal justice system. On the show, a crime is investigated, analyzed, and a conviction is made in an hour. While the span of the show may be a few days to a few weeks, in reality some investigations take months, even years, before a conviction. It has created a phenomena known as the “CSI Effect” and is basically exactly what it states. How has this television show, “CSI”, played an impact on the criminal…

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    CSI Effect

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    When we look at the CSI effect also, known as the CSI syndrome it leaves us to wonder what impact does it have on our legal system and its decision- making process. The CSI effect is a socially constructed phenomenon by which exposure to crime media distorts the viewers’ expectations of justice. It is a media effect. It takes its namesake from the popular CBS crime drama, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. It also combines a science and technology effect. Constant exposure to crime dramas that…

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    Unsafe Cases

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    Unsafe Situation Every crime scene is different and the crime scene investigator should always be prepared for different scenarios that might arise at a scene. If the crime scene investigator fails to examine each crime scene properly it could harm the investigation as well as make it difficult to identify and convict the perpetrator. Some crime scenes might have unsafe situations like the crime scene that was found on Mother’s Day, 2001. A body of a male that seems to be around his 40’s, was…

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    I have found that the career of a crime scene investigator (CSI) interests me. Throughout growing up, science was always one of my strong interests and I want to continue that love through my daily job. Not only was science one of my strong qualities, I had a very strong passion for medicine. Being a crime scene investigator,…

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    The CSI Effect

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    There are a wide variety of creative and interesting crime shows on television today that a great deal of today’s society follow. Shows such as CSI, Law and Order, Forensic Files, and NCIS are becoming increasingly popular and the way the shows are scripted makes for compelling television. While these shows are indeed interesting, they are giving viewers a false sense of knowledge when it comes to the real world of forensic science and the criminal justice system as a whole. The “CSI Effect” is…

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    The CSI effect outcomes is a belief held notably among regulation enforcement personnel and prosecutors that forensic science television dramas, equivalent to CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, have an impact on American jurors to anticipate more forensic evidence in an effort to convict defendants of crimes. In forensic science tv dramas, such as CSI: Miami & Law & Order, crime scene investigators gather and analyze evidence, interview suspects and clear up the crime in a single hour. Police and…

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    Crime scene investigation is a vocation that is slowly becoming more popular. Forensic science is a career that has been becoming more known thanks to shows like Dexter, CSI, Law and Order, and many others. However, although these shows are very entertaining, they are very dramatized. Forensic science in reality is much different from television shows. It is much more complicated than portrayed. Crime scene investigation is a vocation that should be pursued by a person who enjoys a challenging…

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    television shows such as CSI and NCIS have placed science in the spotlight, frequently depicting forensic science as some type of futuristic magic, unravelling crimes within an hour and without error. Of course, these shows are only fiction. One forensic scientist estimated that “40% of the science on CSI does not exist, and most of the rest is performed in ways that crime lab personnel can only dream about” (Winter & York, 2011). With more than 90 million people watching crime-related shows…

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