Crime scene investigation

Crime Scene Investigation Books: Learn How to Gather and Process Evidence

Crime scene investigations are usually handled by qualified law enforcement specialists.  However, private investigators may be hired by private parties to conduct their own...
Forensic investigator

Forensic Investigations: Using Science to Answer Legal Questions and Mysteries

Forensic science, more commonly known as forensics, is the application of sciences to answer questions of interest to a legal system.  Forensics may be...
Fingerprint of a thumb

Fingerprinting Processes, Products and Services used to Lift Prints

A fingerprint is an impression of the friction ridges of all or any part of the finger. A friction ridge is a raised portion...
Evidence Collection

Evidence Collection: Gathering Forsenic Data and Materials from Crime Scenes

Evidence, in its broadest sense, includes everything that is used to determine or demonstrate the truth of an assertion. Giving or procuring evidence is...

DNA Lab Testing and Analysis Services

What are DNA Lab Testing Services? DNA, or Deoxyribonucleic acid, is the building block of living organisms, found primarily in the nucleus of a cell,...
Crime scene investigation

Crime Scene Investigations and Forensic Analysis Resources, Tools and Websites

Crime scene investigations involves employing forensic science tools, procedures, and processes to investigate a crime scene and the collection of forensic evidence. See also, Forensic...

Firearm Identification and Ballistics Analysis

Ballistics is the science that deals with the motion, behavior, and effects of projectiles, especially bullets, gravity bombs, rockets, or the like; the science...
Evidence collection

Evidence Collection Books: How to Gather Forensic Materials from a Crime Scene

What is Evidence Collection? Evidence Collection is defined as - the process of retrieving the evidence from a crime scene "as-is" and without damaging the evidence. ...
computer forensic software

Computer Forensics Software Every Private Detective Should Know About

The days when a private detective could find all the information he needed during an investigation with only a gun and a quick fist are long...