Chapter 2 Review Questions
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The first responder at the scene should establish a ___ for medical personnel and investigating officers to follow.
remove, detain, separate
The first responder should ___, ___, and ___ witnesses and suspects from the scene.
The scene should be ___ until the crime scene processing has been completed.
The ___ should be conducted to determine possible evidence present at the scene.
The first responder should take steps to preserve any ___ evidence at the scene.
crime scene log
The first responder should establish a ___ log of which individuals were present at the scene or who left before the officer's arrival.
systematic manner, taking note of observations
The initial survey of the crime scene should be done in a ___ manner, taking ___ of observations at the scene.
The crime scene investigator should contact the first responder at the scene to obtain an ___ of the scene.
The investigator should determine which areas can be crossed without ___, ___, ___.
The investigator should ___ the scene with the first responder.
The investigator should establish a ___ for processing the scene.
crime scene log
As a general rule, ___ should be the first step in documenting the crime scene.
strip, grip, zone, spiral method
Three systematic search methods are the ___, ___, ___, and ___ methods.
When finishing the crime scene search, the investigator should have a ___ with the participants to determine that all areas have been searched and documented.
The strip search method involves setting up ___ to be searched by the participants.
first consideration at the scene
reconstruction of the scene- to figure out what happened there
Chain of custody
a document (green sheet) of who handled the evidence, to make sure that the evidence remained unchanged.