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A. What are the four steps used to analyze a crime scene?

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  1. 1. Forensic Science Unit 1 Review Name __________________________ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Across Down 2. A person that may have committed a crime 1. A person associated with suspect that may have 5. The first step in analyzing a crime scene; used to committed a crime determine the nature of the crime, possible suspects, 3. Crime scene that is the original location of a crime or eyewitness accounts, etc. accident 6. The last step in analyzing a crime scene where 4. Can be classified as arches, loops, or whorls evidence is collected 7. Physical evidence that is found at a crime scene in 7. Evidence that includes eyewitness accounts of an small, but measurable amounts accident or crime 8. Evidence found at a crime scene in the form of a 9. An alternate crime scene where additional evidence physical object of a crime may be found 10. Combined DNA Index System used by law 11. Software program used to create facial composites enforcement to identify DNA samples from a crime using information from eyewitnesses scene 13. Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a 12. Intentionally setting a fire to cause damage or to crime destroy evidence of another crime 14. Type of evidence found in blood, body fluids, and tissues that contains genetic information T. Trimpe 2006 http://sciencespot.net/
  2. 2. Answer each question to the best of your knowledge. A. What are the four steps used to analyze a crime scene? __________________ __________________ __________________ _________________ B. What type of evidence does the FBI consider to be the most valuable? ______________ C. List three ways investigators use evidence collected at a crime scene. 1. 2. 3. D. Write the correct letter in each blank to identify each person involved in a crime scene investigation. A. POLICE OFFICERS ____ Interviews witnesses and works with the CSI unit to investigate the crime B. CSI UNIT ____ Usually the first to arrive at a crime scene; responsible for securing the scene C. DISTRICT ATTORNEY and detaining persons of interest D. MEDICAL EXAMINER ____ Determines the preliminary cause of death at the crime scene and E. SPECIALISTS conducts the autopsy F. DETECTIVES ____ Helps to determine if any search warrants are required to proceed and obtains those warrants from a judge ____ May be called in if an expert is needed to analyze insect evidence or skeletal remains ____ Documents the crime scene in detail and collects any physical evidence E. What are three factors that might affect a person's ability to remember what happened during a crime or to identify a suspect? Explain each one. 1. 2. 3. T. Trimpe 2006 http://sciencespot.net/
  3. 3. Unit 1 Review: Answer Key 1 A 2 3 4 S U S P E C T F 5 R C I N T E R V I E W I O N M M G A P E 6 R L P R O C E S S Y I P C R 7 T E S T I M O N I A L 8 R N P A T H 9 10 C S E C O N D A R Y 11 12 F A C E S O S R D I 13 S A L I B I C 14 O S D N A N L Across Down 2. A person that may have committed a crime 1. A person associated with suspect that may have 5. The first step in analyzing a crime scene; used to committed a crime determine the nature of the crime, possible suspects, 3. Crime scene that is the original location of a crime or eyewitness accounts, etc. accident 6. The last step in analyzing a crime scene where 4. Can be classified as arches, loops, or whorls evidence is collected 7. Physical evidence that is found at a crime scene in 7. Evidence that includes eyewitness accounts of an small, but measurable amounts accident or crime 8. Evidence found at a crime scene in the form of a 9. An alternate crime scene where additional evidence physical object of a crime may be found 10. Combined DNA Index System used by law 11. Software program used to create facial composites enforcement to identify DNA samples from a crime using information from eyewitnesses scene 13. Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a 12. Intentionally setting a fire to cause damage or to crime destroy evidence of another crime 14. Type of evidence found in blood, body fluids, and tissues that contains genetic information T. Trimpe 2006 http://sciencespot.net/
  4. 4. Answer each question to the best of your knowledge. A. What are the four steps used to analyze a crime scene? Interview Examine Document Process B. What type of evidence does the FBI consider to be the most valuable? DNA C. List three ways investigators use evidence collected at a crime scene. 1. Any three May prove that a crime has been committed Establish the identity of a victim or suspect 2. Establish any key elements of a crime Corroborate verbal witness testimony Link a suspect with a crime scene or a victim Exonerate the innocent. 3. Give detectives leads to work with in the case D. Write the correct letter in each blank to identify each person involved in a crime scene investigation. A. POLICE OFFICERS F Interviews witnesses and works with the CSI unit to investigate the crime B. CSI UNIT A Usually the first to arrive at a crime scene; responsible for securing the scene C. DISTRICT ATTORNEY and detaining persons of interest D. MEDICAL EXAMINER D Determines the preliminary cause of death at the crime scene and E. SPECIALISTS conducts the autopsy F. DETECTIVES C Helps to determine if any search warrants are required to proceed and obtains those warrants from a judge E May be called in if an expert is needed to analyze insect evidence or skeletal remains B Documents the crime scene in detail and collects any physical evidence E. What are three factors that might affect a person's ability to remember what happened during a crime or to identify a suspect? Explain each one. 1. Possible answers include: Age, race, drug use, outside influence, level of trauma, length of time, characteristics of a suspect (tattoos, scars, etc.), and the time of day 2. 3. T. Trimpe 2006 http://sciencespot.net/

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