cjs215 | undergraduate
Introduction To Forensics
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The Components of Forensic Science
- Identify forensic science disciplines.
- Explain the capabilities of forensic science.
- Discuss the history and development of forensic science.
- Describe the role of the forensic expert.
- Identify the structure and genetic properties of DNA.
- Identify DNA typing techniques.
- Discuss the collection and preservation of biological evidence.
- Identify the various types of biological evidence.
- Identify types of physical evidence encountered at crime scenes.
- Discuss legal issues surrounding physical evidence encountered at crime scenes.
- Identify the collection and preservation of firearms evidence.
- Identify procedures associated with crime scene evaluation.
- Identify methods of recording the crime scene.
- Discuss the procedures for collecting and packaging physical evidence.
- Analyze crime scene safety.
Additional Topics for Science and the Detective
- Identify the toxicology of drugs.
- Identify the forensic characteristics of document examination.
- Describe the roles of the forensic pathologist, forensic anthropologist, and forensic entomologist.
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