CRJ 311 - Week 2 - Assignment - Organic vs. Inorganic

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Organic vs InorganicCRJ311: Forensics IntroductionThe purpose of this paper is to describe how organic and inorganic evidence differ and to compare in detail the strengths and weaknesses they each have when they are tested in the crime lab. It is important to remember the significance of either organic or inorganic evidence is quite interesting as it begins at the crime scene, and makes its way to prosecution. In order to understand the importance and the basic breakdown of organic and inorganic evidence. At the beginning, the analysis of a suspected substance, elements are separated into a separate organic compound and inorganic compound. Organic compounds consist of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, sulfur, chlorine, and bromine. Most compounds are analyzed in crime laboratories are basically organic. Organic compounds are based on carbon which is found on living things, and inorganic compounds are created either due to natural processes orin the laboratory. Organic compounds are biological and inorganic are mineral in nature. Organic compound can form long and complex chain of molecules whereas inorganic compound does not have that type of capacity.Organic compound are source of energy for human life (as food) whereas inorganic compound act as catalyst(Saferstein, 2011).Various examples of inorganic evidence would be paint and glas

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