L.J. Johnson on September 9, 1991 was robbed and killed in his apartment in Hickman, KY. Mr.
Johnson resided at the Hickman Manor Apartments in apartment #17. The apartment was gone
through and ransacked as if a person was looking for money or something o
The Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution provides, "The right of the people to be secure
in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not
be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable
Running Head impression evidence
Instructor Robert Schneider
Covering your tracks
Fingerprints are a form of biometric identifier, a biological measurement or feature of a
person that has the potentia
35mm camera/digital camera, lens selection, use of electronic flash, macro-photography and
A casting kit might include multiple casting compounds
(dental gypsum, Silicone rubber), snow wax (for making
a cast in snow), a bowl, a spatula and
Trace evidence is often the key to an investigation and may be your only evidence. It is critical to
understand what trace evidence can do for the investigator.
What is the composition of vehicle paint layers?
What is the best way to examine paint chips a
The term "forensic science" includes any scientific field or technique that is applied for legal
purposes. A forensic scientist investigates information related to a legal case to extract facts and
determine the truth so that justice ca
Class evidence Evidence that cannot be associated with one particular object or person. It can
only be put into a group of similar pieces of evidence.
Demonstrative evidence Evidence that does not arise from the crime itself, but is created to
1. Question :
Mitochondrial DNA is inherited from ones father and can help
identify skeletal remains.
Instructor The answer can be found in Chapter 10 conclusion of
Explanation:Introductory Forensic Science.
How Much of a Fingerprint Can Convict You?
FBI to take finger-prints
Instruments for recovering fingerprints include brushes, powders, tape, chemicals, lift cards, a
magnifying glass and Super Glue. A crime lab can use fingerprints to ident