FSCI 610 Physical Evidence at Crime Scenes

3 credits

Covers how to identify physical evidence and recognize its value as it relates to the solution of crime. The concepts of identification, individualization, and association will be discussed. The categories of physical evidence studied will include the recognition and collection methods of fingerprints, drugs, documents, soil, arson evidence, gunshot residue, hair, fiber, and the biological evidence categories, such as blood, saliva, and semen. The value of DNA evidence will be discussed.

Prerequisite(s): None