Criminalistics is 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, 10e captures 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 chapter
New! Coverage of the latest DNA forensic technology
This book 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.
This was used as a text book for an Australian university and it was incredibly handy! Really helps understand the basic principles behind forensic science! There are multiple case studies that relate to each aspect the book talks about, e.g fingerprinting, physical evidence ETC… Very easy to read and enjoyable! A must have for beginners!
Product Details :
- Series: Criminal Justice
- Hardcover: 576 pages
- Publisher: Prentice Hall; 10 edition (January 13, 2010)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0135045207
- ISBN-13: 978-0135045206
- Product Dimensions: 1 x 8.3 x 11 inches