Magazine + Enews
Procedures & Policies
Point of Law
Tag: Crime Scene Investigations
Working with Crime Scene Investigators
POLICE Magazine Editor David Griffith chats with forensic investigator and Columbia Southern University professor Dr. Heidi Sievers about forensic training and how officers and crime scene investigators can work together to achieve best results.
May 16, 2023
10 Tips for Securing a Crime Scene
Arriving officers securing a crime scene is vital to preservation of evidence, so here are 10 tips from a veteran crime scene specialist.
April 28, 2023
TN Officers Shoot Man Who Entered Crime Scene and Opened Fire
“That shooting scene was cordoned off by crime scene tape for evidence processing. Thirty-three minutes after the initial shooting call went out, a man was seen approaching. He went under the crime scene tape and pulled a gun,” Don Aaron explains
November 14, 2022
Crime Scene Assistance Just a Phone Call Away in Georgia
Many times, GBI Special Agent Carl D. Murray starts out in old school fashion by first walking into the scene with a notepad and a camera. He admits one local investigator usually greets him at the scene by saying, “Go in there and work your magic.” But the veteran crime scene specialist knows that what he does is not magic
November 10, 2022
C.S.I. Aurora: Forensics, Leadership, and the Batman Movie Shooting
Lt. Tim DuFour has served in forensics for three decades. He has seen thousands of crime scenes but none like what he encountered when he arrived at the Century 16 Movie Theater.
October 7, 2020
Closing Cases with High-Tech Forensics
Tools for digital intelligence analysis, ballistics matching, and crime scene scanning are becoming easier to use and are yielding faster results.
August 3, 2020
How to Select and Use Portable Area Lighting
Law enforcement agencies now have a variety of choices for generator- and battery-powered illumination tools for night operations.
July 7, 2020
Closing Cases with New Investigative Technologies
New tools help detectives collect, analyze, and share information to clear caseloads more quickly and efficiently.
April 17, 2020
How To Close Assault Cases with Thermal Images
You can "see" bruising with infrared thermography, or thermal imaging, that's invisible to the naked eye, uncovering hidden evidence.
February 14, 2020
CSI: Helping Authors Keep It Real
The mission of the Writers' Police Academy is to teach authors about how actual law enforcement officers and crime scene specialists investigate crimes.
September 13, 2019
Lighting for LEOs 2019
Use these lights to illuminate the right space for your mission.
September 13, 2019
Tattoos Help Public Safety Officials Identify Bodies
A breakthrough in identifying the body came once it was examined at the morgue. During this time, the coroner noted a green shamrock tattoo on the man...
July 9, 2019
Page 1 of 10