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FS 2 - Evidence

Questions for evidence and sketches

QuestionAnswer
Define trace evidence. small pieces of material that help determine
State the 2 parts of Locard's Exchange Principal. When 2 objects touch, materials are exchanged between them. As the time the objects touch increases, the amount of materials exchanged increases.
Do class characteristics fit a large group or only one source? A large group.
Do individual characteristics fit a large group or only one source? Only one source
Define biological evidence. Evidence from a living thing.
Define manufactured evidence. Evidence from a source that was made by man.
Define impression evidence. Evidence that is imbedded in a substance or surface.
Blood, skin cells, and hair are examples of which type of evidence? biological evidence
Fingerprints, tool marks, and tire tracks are examples of which type of evidence? impression evidence
Bullets, fibers, and knives are examples of which type of evidence? manufactured evidence
Is a ransom note considered biological or manufactured evidence? manufactured
Why does it mean to secure a crime scene? To keep people out to protect evidence and to make sure no person leaves or takes any evidence
What are the different types of crime scene sketches? rough and finished
What 3 things should be visible in a distance or overall image of a crime scene? building name, street name, and street number
What is shown in a midrange image of a crime scene? The entrance to a building or room containing the crime scene.
Close-up photographs usually show evidence with and without what 2 crime scene tools? An evidence tents and rules for scale
How is direct evidence defined? Evidence that shows the crime occurring or a person's statement about the crime occurring.
How is circumstantial evidence defined? Evidence that supports the fact that a crime might have occurred.
List the 5 members of a CSI team police officers, crime scene investigators, detectives, specialists, and medical examiner
What is the role of a detective? question witnesses and solve the crime
What is the role of the medical examiner? Identify the cause of death
What is the role of a crime scene investigator? collect evidence at the crime scene
How does the term chain of custody apply to a crime scene investigation? It is a list of any one who had contact with the evidence. it also contains descriptions of the evidence.
Created by: lb goodlock