2. Crime Scene Investigation

  1. Melinda D. Merck DVM
  1. Melinda D. Merck

Published Online: 5 APR 2013

DOI: 10.1002/9781118704738.ch2

Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigations

Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigations

How to Cite

Merck, M. D. (2012) Crime Scene Investigation, in Veterinary Forensics: Animal Cruelty Investigations (ed M. D. Merck), John Wiley & Sons, Inc.,, West Sussex, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118704738.ch2

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 APR 2013
  2. Published Print: 16 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470961629

Online ISBN: 9781118704738

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Keywords:

  • Blood evidence;
  • Burial and crime scenes;
  • Crime scene investigation (CSI);
  • Environment;
  • Evidence collection and packaging;
  • Evidence recognition and documentation;
  • Exclusionary biological testing;
  • Photography;
  • Veterinarian's role;
  • Videography

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Veterinarian's Role and Handling of Animals at the Crime Scene

  • General Considerations for Crime Scene Processing

  • Environment: Weather Data

  • Photography and Videography

  • Evidence Recognition and Documentation

  • Evidence Collection and Packaging

  • Exclusionary Biological Testing

  • Blood Evidence

  • Burial Scenes: Grave Detection, Mapping, and Excavation

  • References