An in-depth look at how forensic scientists use chemistry and scientific equipment to examine substances to solve crimes, employing real-life examples such as civilian aircraft bombing cases.
Part of the Odysseys in Crime Scene Science series
Our understanding of the abilities and methodologies of crime scene science is often muddled by fictional depictions. From processing crime scenes to creating psychological profiles, Odysseys in Crime Scene Science invites advanced readers along on a journey to experience the behind-the-scenes work of crime scene investigators. With photos complementing documentary texts, this series unravels the true capabilities--and limitations--of crime scene sciences by using real-life examples. Investigative side panels and colored glossary terms assist in making the text accessible to a wide range of learners and further enhance each sophisticated design.