Resources & References

You can learn more about this topic at the websites and publications listed below.


Crime Scene Investigation, A Guide for Law Enforcement PDF Document

The CSI Effect Theory (interactive website)

American Board of Medicolegal Death Investigators


Adams, T; Krutsinger, J. Crime Scene Investigation; Prentice Hall: Upper Saddle River, NJ. 2000

Crime Scene Investigation, A Reference for Law Enforcement Training; U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice, Washington, D.C. (2004).

Essentials of Crime Scene Investigation (online training program). National Forensic Science Technology Center, Largo, FL (2011).

Ritter, N. DNA Solves Property Crimes (But Are We Ready for That?). NIJ Journal. [Online] 2010 (accessed April 28, 2012)


The authors wish to thank the following for their invaluable contributions to this forensic guide:

David Sylvester, Chief Projects Officer, National Forensic Science Technology Center

Greg Mason, Forensic Science Supervisor, Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office

John Black, Senior Consultant, Ron Smith and Associates, Inc.

Frank Fitzpatrick, Forensic Consultant

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