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Collecting DNA Evidence at Property Crime Scenes

Conveyance Crime Scenes

Photo of a crime scene surrounding a vehicle burglary
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) (see reuse policy).

Conveyance is a means of transportation. Types of crimes committed in conveyances include the following:

  • Vehicle burglary.
  • Grand theft .
  • Car theft.

Physical evidence recovered from these scenes may extend well beyond the conveyance. Suspects leaving in a hurry may carelessly leave additional evidence. A conveyance, such as a vehicle, may be transported to the laboratory after proper documentation has been completed.

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