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Crime Scene and DNA Basics for Forensic Analysts


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Upon successful completion of this unit of instruction, the student shall be able to:

  • Understand the importance of protecting and preserving the scene to ensure the integrity of the physical evidence within.
  • Understand the different types of crime scenes and the types of evidence encountered in these scenes.
  • Understand the importance of scene documentation through photography, video recording, and sketching.
  • Understand the different methods used for collection and preservation of evidence.

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