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- DescriptionPepper strikes a number of goals in one text simultaneously. It is a fine tool to assist CSI practitioners with their day-to-day duties; it is also a guide for career development and, in the comprehensive table of relevant statutes, Pepper provides commonly used abbreviations and academic references, all of which establish the book as a solid launch pad for further reading. Timothy G. ShilstonChief Superintendent, Northumbria Police, UK Forensic evidence is dynamic in its context and continues to be highly significant in the detection and prosecution of crime. This means that the kwledge, skill and ability of the person who examines the scene of the crime - the Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) - must be thorough and up to date. The second edition of this book guides trainee and newly appointed CSIs through the methods and procedures for the accurate recording and recovery of evidence from the scene of a crime. This step-by-step handbook has been thoroughly updated and includes features such as: Photographs of the recording, recovery and comparison of evidence Detailled drawings of evidence, organizational structures and procedures Checklists of roles, equipment and activities required at a crime scene Self-assessment questionsThere is also information on best practice and professional development that is invaluable to any new or aspiring CSI. Crime Scene Investigation is essential reading for all students - undergraduate or FE - with an interest in forensic law enforcement, particularly those wishing to become Crime Scene Investigators. It is also a handy reference for trainee and professional forensic practitioners.
- Author BiographyIan K. Pepper is the Principal Lecturer in Policing at the University of Teesside, UK. Ian manages and teaches on a range of specialist learning and development programmes in partnership with a number of law enforcement and Criminal Justice organisations. He is a former Senior Lecturer in Crime Scene and Forensic Science, police Crime Scene Investigator (CSI) and fingerprint officer. Ian has been an instructor and team leader at the National Training Centre for Scientific Support to Crime Investigation and has designed and delivered training to Crime Scene Investigators and Police Officers in the Far East, Middle East, Africa and across the UK. He is a member of the International Association for Identification and the Fingerprint Society.
- Author(s)Ian L. Pepper,Ian Pepper
- PublisherOpen University Press
- Date of Publication01/06/2010
- SubjectSocial Studies: General
- Place of PublicationMilton Keynes
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOpen University Press
- Content Noteill
- Weight300 g
- Width152 mm
- Height228 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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