CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

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    The field of forensic science seems like a captivating world. It is known that forensic scientists assist law enforcement agencies by collecting and analyzing the evidence of a crime scene. Most of the time, this is all a person knows by watching television shows, such as “NCIS.” There are many misconceptions of a forensic scientist created by television shows. Sometimes these misconceptions make forensic science look glamorous. The issue is that this is how it happens on television and in…

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    THE CRIME SCENE PROCEDURE One of the most important parts of crime solving is to identify all of the unknown victims, if they are unknown. When police have enough evidence they check the National Crime Information Center for possible victims (Jackson #). Part of this evidence they find might be the victim's body; when police find a body the first thing they do is have it sent to the lab to have an autopsy (Owen #). When the body is older and only has left-over bones, the first thing the…

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    a certain degree of education and training while providing a reasonable salary and varied work environment. From CreativeSkillSet they define a forensic photographer as “Forensic Photographers produce a permanent visual record of accidents and crime scenes for use as evidence in court. Forensic photographs are used for measurement or analysis, to accompany forensic reports, articles or research papers.” This is a job that combines many interests of and many would love to expect in the future.…

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    intimate knowledge of the surrounding area and therefore would mostly likely have been local residents. However John Byers one of the victim’s fathers was a local resident and was searching for his son for most of the night and still did not find the crime scene. This then implies that the perpetrators had specialized knowledge of the area and that perhaps were hunters of some kind or part of an organization such as scouts that frequents bushy…

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    scatter in multiple directions surrounding the contact (Gaensslen, Harris, & Lee, 2008, pg. 89). “High-velocity blood spatter is the where extreme force acting on the blood source (Gaensslen, Harris, & Lee, 2008, pg. 89)." Blood Spatter is used in crime scenes to help in multiple ways. One way that that blood spatter can help is to help identify the object used based on the pattern of the spatter. They can help determine the direction of the assault or weapon used. The blood spatter can also…

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    phenomenon known as the CSI effect. The CSI effect or also known as the Crime Scene Investigation syndrome is a common syndrome that affects potential jurors for criminal cases, this syndrome is very common with the rise of crime television shows. Americans need to understand that death investigations are nothing like what you see on TV. Prosecutors often complain that these different shows make their job harder because jurors demand ultra-high-tech tests to convict suspects. CSI effect” is…

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    chemists, crime scene investigation scientists and chemical engineers. In this essay, I will intensively deal with crime scene investigation scientists, who have close connections with field of science by using chemist expertise. Crime Scene Investigation Scientists are probably one of the well-known profession that the general public mostly aware of because there are popular television series dedicated to it. As a CSI, they have quite a bit of…

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    The CSI Effect

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    is shown in all types of television shows, reigning true especially in crime dramas. Recently, with the rise of these crime dramas on TV, the effect is increasing. Crime drama viewers are becoming “educated” through watching the shows. Some of these television-educated people are being called to jury duty and are going with a false sense of knowledge. This summoning to be jurors is causing what is known as the CSI Effect. The CSI Effect is the TV education that the public, including potential…

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    Luminol Experiment

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    Most people who watch crime dramas (Law & Order, NCIS, or CSI) on TV know what the cops do when they’re at a crime scene. When cops are investigating a crime scene, they spray a special type of solution involving the chemical Luminol that glows blue in the dark. The topic of this experiment is to determine what other liquids can react with Luminol to make the solution glow blue in the dark. The independent variable would be the types of chemicals used (in cups) and the dependent variable would…

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    CAREER JOURNAL: CRIME SCENE INVESTIGATOR Crime Scene Investigators gather and collect forensic evidence, such as hairs, fibers, and tissues, to establish their importances during criminal investigations. Crime Scene Investigators are generally forensic scientists or field examiners who have been trained and guided to gather evidence throughout criminal research. People who have pursued careers in this field of biomedical science hold a bachelor's degree in a forensic field, and a degree in…

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