Author: Eoghan Casey Publishing House: Academic Press Pages: 807 Price: 55 euro Digital Evidence and Computer Crime, Third Edition provides the knowledge necessary to uncover and use digital evidence effectively in any kind of investigation. The widely-adopted first and second editions introduced thousands of students to this field and helped them deal … [Read more...] about Digital Evidence and Computer Crime: Forensic Science, Computers, and the Internet
Bacterial communities living on an individual's pubic hairs could be used as a microbial 'signature' to trace their involvement in sexual assault cases, according to a study published in the open access journal "Investigative Genetics". Hairs are one of the most common types of trace evidence collected during forensic investigations, but the majority of those recovered from … [Read more...] about Microbial ‘signature’ for Sexual Crimes
The Science and Technology Branch (STB) created the Biometric Center of Excellence (BCOE) in 2007 to support its overall biometrics mission and fully coordinate its various biometric programs and activities. The BCOE is the central program for advancing biometric capabilities for integration into operations. The BCOE is strengthening criminal investigations and enhancing … [Read more...] about FBI – Biometric Center of Excellence
Historian Mark Nesbitt organized the Ghosts of Gettysburg Walking Tours and has penned quite a few books about his paranormal investigations. I met him over a decade ago when I was writing Ghost. In 2011, we decided to co-write some books that combine forensic science and psychology with paranormal techniques, in order to develop the fullest possible investigations. In Blood … [Read more...] about Remote Viewing + Profiling = Remote Profiling?
Crime scene investigators may soon have a new tool to help them catch evildoers. Researchers have demonstrated the proof-of-principle for a new forensic technique to identify individual fibers of cloth, which often all look alike. "White cotton fibers are so common and have so few visual distinguishing features that they are largely ignored by forensic scientists at crime … [Read more...] about New forensic technique for identifying cloth fibers