A truly international and multi-disciplinary compendium of current best practices authored by top practitioners from around the world, the book covers current trends and technology advances in the following disciplines within forensic science: bloodstain pattern analysis, forensic photography, ballistics, latent prints, forensic genetics and DNA, questioned documents, forensic toxicology, forensic clinical medicine, forensic pathology, forensic odontology, forensic anthropology, forensic entomology, forensic biometry, forensic psychology and profiling, law comparison and ethics, and much more. The book serves as an invaluable resource and handbook for forensic professionals throughout the world.

chapter 1|20 pages

Crime Scene Investigation

ByAnita Zannin, Linda Huber

chapter 2|14 pages

Crime Scene Investigation in the Underwater Environment

Underwater Forensics
ByMack S. House

chapter 3|24 pages

Bloodstain Pattern Analysis

ByAnita Zannin

chapter 4|20 pages

Latent Print Examination

ByAndrew R. Reitnauer

chapter 5|10 pages

Forensic Biology

BySamar Ahmed, Amarnath Mishra

chapter 6|22 pages

Forensic Genetics

ByAnna Barbaro

chapter 7|24 pages

Forensic Facial Recognition

ByShelina Khalid Jilani, Stephen Driver

chapter 8|24 pages

Forensic Odontology

ByAlan Diego Briem Stamm, María Cecilia Pastor Carson

chapter 9|8 pages

An Introduction to Digital Audio Forensics

ByMichael Dixon

chapter 10|12 pages

Forensic Toxicology

ByAmarnath Mishra, Nino Nardareshvili

chapter 11|32 pages

Clinical Forensic Medicine

Child Sexual Abuse
ByDalia M. Al-Saif, Lori D. Frasier

chapter 12|24 pages

Forensic Entomology

ByAdrienne Brundage, Jason Byrd, Lerah Sutton

chapter 13|20 pages

Forensic Veterinary Science and Medicine

ByVíctor Toledo González, Francisco Carvallo Chaigneau

chapter 14|8 pages

Ethics in Forensics

ByGhada Hasabo

chapter 15|16 pages

Forensic Digital Imaging

ByMichael Dixon, Mark Wood, Stephen Cole