Those tasked with investigating death scenes come from a variety of backgrounds and varying levels of experience. Whether a homicide detective, crime scene investigator, medico-legal death investigator, coroner or medical examiner, Death Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide, Second Edition provides the investigator best-practice techniques and procedures for almost any death scene imaginable, including for deaths occurring even under the most unusual of circumstances.
This Second Edition is fully updated to include new coverage on shallow graves, human remains at crime scenes, poisonings, expanded coverage of projectile weapons, videography, touch DNA, death notifications, and a newly added chapter dedicated to sexual deaths. In addition, the book serves as an on-scene ready reference which includes instructions on procedure including the initial notification of a death, processing the scene and body, the investigator’s role at autopsy, and analyzing the scene indicators to place evidence into context.
Topics discussed include:
- Initial response and scene evaluation
- Death scene management including documentation, sketching, photography, videography, observations, and search procedures
- A special death investigation matrix that walks the investigator though a decision tree to help in ambiguous deaths
- Contains discussion of all manners of death, including accident, suicide, natural and homicide
- Coverage of recovery of human remains from open field, aquatic, and buried sites including estimating the time of death.
- Wound dynamics and mechanisms of injury that covers asphyxiation, sharp and blunt force trauma, chopping injuries; handgun, rifle, and shotgun wounds, electrical injuries, and more
The bulleted format and spiral binding allows for easy use and reference in the field with sections that are self-contained and cross-referenced for quick searches. With its thorough and detailed approach, Death Scene Investigation, Second Edition will be a must-have addition to any crime scene and death investigator’s tool kit.
About the Author
Michael Maloney is an Independent Forensic Consultant, Trainer and Author. He holds a Master of Forensic Science Degree from George Washington University with a Fellowship in Forensic Medicine the Office of the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. He has 20 years experience as a Special Agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) and Senior Instructor-Federal Law Enforcement Training Center for Death Investigations and Sex Crimes. He is the author of Death Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide and Crime Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide from CRC Press.
Section 1: Death Scene Investigation
Section 2: The Medicolegal Death Investigation
Section 3: Recovery of Human Remains
Section 4: Wound Dynamics and Mechanism of Injury
Section 5: Special Death Investigations
Section 6: Death Scene Management: Tasks and Responsibilities
Section 7: Death Scene Evidence Processing
Section 8: Death Investigation Checklist and Worksheets
Death Scene Investigation Check List Fill-In Forms
Death Scene Investigation Check List: Logs and Forms
Supplemental Death Scene Worksheets
Appendix A: Universal Precautions for Bloodborne Pathogens
Appendix B: Bloodstain Pattern Decision Tree
Appendix C: Druggist Fold
لینک کوتاه : https://bookbaz.ir/?p=98025
نویسنده : Michael S. Maloney
ناشر : CRC Press; 2 edition
سال انتشار : 2018
زبان کتاب : انگلیسی
نوع فایل : PDF
تعداد صفحات : 573
(ISBN) شابک : 1498759246
قیمت کتاب درآمازون : $69.95
حجم فایل : 15 MB