Running head: FELIX SMITH DEATH OBSERVATION
Felix Smith Death Observation
What evidence assisted you with the time of death?
FELIX SMITH DEATH OBSERVATION
Felix Smith body was found at approximately 6am on Friday, June 12, 2012. The method that I
Running head: CRIME LAB FUNDING
Crime Lab Funding
May 29, 2016
CRIME LAB FUNDING
A description of all units that can be found in a crime lab will be visually painted with
proper definitions defined. An
Slide 1: From first glimpse, I would assume that the right side of the face has a cigarette burn but the
images from (Faller-Marquardt, Pollak, & Schmidt (n.d.), made me second guess that thought. From the
look of the face, it seems as though the victim w
Deductive criminal profiling is an assumption of one or more facts about a crime or
offender (Godwin, 2012). This is when true crime analysis comes into play. Based off of what is
discovered during the investigation, investigators can use the deductive me
Blood Stain Assessment
American Public University
Blood Stain Assessment
The purpose of this essay will be to analyze the blood stains created from red food
coloring. This essay will cover the steps of blood analysi
Offender Modus Operandi, Signature, and the Law
by Brent E. Turvey, MS
In California, some interesting legislation and rulings have lead to the more frequent courtroom use of
behavioral evidence relating to offender Modus Operandi and Offender Signature.
Theodore Ted Bundy is known as the most prolific serial murderer. Within this paper, I
will go into the case of Ted Bundy an explain how his criminal profile was developed. Ted
Bundys case use
Before making a criminal profile, I had to first research what criminal profiling was and what is entailed.
Criminal profiling describes a process, typically applied to a serial murder, sexual assault, and arson,
that attempts to identify characteristics
The FBI uses an empirical method to analyze an offenders behavior which in turn helps
with developing a profile (Jarvis & Scherer, 2014). With that being said, their profile methods
are considered reliable when profiling a criminal. A benefit to this appr
When you think of someone as a victim, you think of them as a person who has been
physically, mentally, or emotionally abused. Victimology is the study of those victims.
Technology has developed greatly over the years and with that, comes the pros and con
Running head: FORENSIC TOXICOLOGY
Crime labs are tasked with the role of delivering services to the criminal justice system by
applying scientific testing methods and modern technology usually a combination of many kinds
Running Head: EVIDENCE
Forensic science is the use of science to criminal and civil laws where the forensic
scientists collect, preserve and analyses scientific evidence during the cause of an investigation.
I will be defining the the terms and providing my examples using the Ted Bundy case.
1.) Modus operandi is the Latin word for method of operation (Turvey, 1998). This goes into how
the killer actually committed the crime. Ted Bundys MO was to use blunt tr