30 terms

Evidence and Eyewitness

Forensic science
is the application of science to law both criminal and civil
the exchange of trace evidence principle
gathering of evidence
the thing that is not important at all is the guilt of the suspect
great investigation
depends on how well the evidence was collected and preserved
standard reference samples
are important so you can compare with the evidence
biology unit
deals with DNA, blood typing, body fluids, and comparison of hair
is the final evaluator of the forensic evidence
study of the teeth
class evidence
is collected more than individual evidence
reference sample
can exclude a person if is doesn't match the crime scene evidence
crime scene reconstruction
includes info from medical examiner, the evidence collected, and the accounts by eyewitness and suspects
physical evidence
can be obtained by everyone involved or suspected
broken glass from a window
is individual evidence
same source comparsion
is when you compare a suspects specimen to a control specimen
eyewitness reliability
race, victim, and seeing the crime
nike size 10
individual charateristic
forgeries on documents
document examination
tire tracks
final sketch cs
a scale, one immovable object, position north, legend, and crime scene info.
final step of a cs
is analyzing evidence
the first step of a cs
is secure the scene
the second step of cs
is to separate the witnesses
what you think an object is
soil impression
collect by making a cast of take a photograph
shoe print on tile
collect by lifting or photograph
prints (finger or foot or shoe)
finger prints or trace evidence
a drinking glass
finger prints and DNA