The scientific method: scene scientists and investigators
Observe a phenomenon that has no good explanation (potential evidence, which we label as observable
Formulate a hypothesis
Design an experiment to test the hypothesis
Why investigate the crime scene?
The scene investigation does not normally solve the crime immediately, which is why the scene
investigation and the finding of evidence is just the initial step in the process.
Five reasons for investigating the
Crime Scene Investigation Exam Notes
Crime Scene Processing*
-Bertillon- invention of anthropometry
-Doyle- Sherlock Holmes
-Hans Gross- uses of physical evidence in solving crime
-Locard- develop first police crime lab