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What Every Law Enforcement Officer Should Know About DNA Evidence

Investigators and Evidence Technicians

Violent Crime: First Response

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In this scenario the Evidence Technician and the First Responding Officer are the same person. The officer has already interviewed the victim and has collected the following information. A young woman knocked at the victim's door. Four men wearing ski masks knocked the victim down and entered the house.

The victim's dog was shot while biting one of the suspects. The men tied the victim up using duct tape. The victim is not sure what the men may have taken from the house, but he does remember that one of the suspects drank brandy and smoked a cigarette.

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