Forensic Test 1

  1. Entry Log is always...
  2. Triangulation
    Always use 2 static points ( two points that do not change, like a wall)
  3. What is an artifact
    Something that doesnt belong. like a crack in a window or a wallet on the floor
  4. What do you put in any sketch/drawing?
  5. What is important to remember when photographing evidence, and why?

    Each evidence gets at minmum how many photos
    90 degree rule, it prevents distortion

    2 photos, one with and without scale
  6. What is the Primary scene
    Where the first criminal act occured
  7. secondary scene?
    scenes involved in a crime that are NOT the primary scene (a get away car)
  8. Difference between macroscopic and microscopic
    • Macroscopic is all the potential sources of crime scenes within a location (like a living room)
    • microscopic is the specific object related to a crime scene (a gun)
  9. Physical evidence is
    all objects establishing that a crime has been committed, or links crime and perp/victim
  10. Name the 6 crime scene procedures for evidence
    • 1.physical evidence recognition
    • 2. documentation
    • 3. Collection
    • 4. Packaging
    • 5. Preservation
    • 6. Scene Reproduction
  11. Modus Operandi and Corpus Delicti
    • CD= Determination of the essential facts of an investigation
    • MO= Criminals signature mode of operation
  12. Explain Locard's exchange principle:
    whenever two objects come into contact, a mutual exchange of matter takes place. (you take evidence of the room and the room leaves evidence on you)
  13. First responder must: 4 things.
    • Proper Entry:be safe
    • Medical assistance:
    • Protect Scene:
    • Summon corner:
    • (write down witness names/info. Establish basic facts, dont discuss crime, protect evidence until a detective arrives)
  14. Objectives of a Criminal Scene Investigator 7 things*
    • Reconstruct incident
    • Ascertain sequence of events
    • Determine MO
    • look for motive
    • determine if any/what property was stolen
    • find out all that the criminals may have done (broken window, knocked over table, etc)
    • recover evidence
  15. CSI notes include
    • Notification info
    • arrival info
    • scene description
    • Victim description
    • Crime scene team info
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Forensic Test 1
Forensic Test 1