Crime Scene

Crime Scene

The Ultimate Guide to Forensic Science

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
A fascinating, richly illustrated introduction to the high-tech world of forensic science shows how the latest methods of scientific detection are used to uncover the truth about a crime scene to reveal how crimes were committed and who was responsible for them, with detailed explanations of the techniques and equipment used by forensic investigators. 50,000 first printing.

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Television writer and consultant Platt writes for the lay reader, explaining the scientific methods and procedures involved in investigating crimes. He describes such techniques as psychological profiling, DNA analysis, fingerprinting, and the review of autopsy reports. Difficult concepts are clarified with examples drawn from newsworthy cases, as well as plenty of color photographs and diagrams. The science is rather thin, but many of the illustrations are excellent. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: London : DK, c2003
ISBN: 9780789488916
Characteristics: 144 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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