Introduction to Forensics
Crime Scene: Biological Evidence
Part 1: Find, Identify, and Preserve
One of the aspects of forensic science that can help solve crimes for years is biological evidence.
Consider a crime scene that your team might have been called to this week. The supervisor of your crime
scene unit wants to see what you have learned. For Part 1, identify at least 5 different types of biological
evidence and explain how to collect and preserve it.
Disposable latex gloves and
tweezers are used
Sealed envelope in a room with
Latex gloves and tape lifting is
done, or the portion with the
stains is cut off.
Blood drops are used, after
which they are dried and in a
A rape kit is commonly used,
especially when deriving the
sample from a victim
Either frozen or dried then
placed in a sealed envelope
Rape kits are widely used
Often dried and stored in swabs
Disposable latex gloves and...
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