There are a lot of shows on TV about it and we always hear about it on the news, but do you know what really goes into crime scene investigation? In order to solve crimes, law enforcement often works very closely with a variety of scientists to analyze evidence and get a better idea of what exactly happened at a crime scene. As you may have seen on TV, there is a lot of science and technology that goes into this investigation. This subject is here to dispel some of the myths shown on TV and to teach you what really goes on behind the scenes!
Throughout this subject you will be introduced to a variety of disciplines such as forensics and biometrics. Each of these areas focuses on the science and technology that is used in the field, in labs and at crime scenes to solve mysteries and identify suspects and victims. Whether you are interested in learning how people and materials can be identified by different characteristics or you want to know how criminals are caught, this is a great subject for you!
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