To solve crimes and prosecute offenders, you need all of the facts, including what can be gleaned from all related evidence. That may include DNA, bullet casings, computer files, and video. You also might need to keep all of this around for a while in good condition for future trials. This collection of tools will enhance your ability to obtain and secure crime scene evidence. Read our feature, "Electronic Evidence Management," for in-depth coverage. Photos courtesy of vendors.
February 19, 2013
Good photographs documenting physical injuries start even before the camera is out of the bag, because you need to have the proper mindset. These photos aren't just for police departments. They'll be viewed by the prosecutor, defense attorney, judge and, most importantly, the jury will scrutinize your work. Good composition, proper exposure and attention to detail speak volumes about your skill and dedication. Sloppy, out-of-focus images give the impression of incompetence.
October 29, 2009