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Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- RA1057.K436 2012
Basic Principles of Forensic Chemistry is designed to provide a clear and concise understanding of forensic chemistry. The text begins with an introduction to the basic principles of chemistry and expands through organic chemistry into forensic investigation. The detailed chapters focus on both the theoretical and practical aspects of forensic chemistry with emphasis on controlled substance testing and identification. Leading experts in the field contribute general examination techniques followed by applications to more specific models. In addition, the text contains a comprehensive collection of information and data on controlled substances commonly encountered in forensic investigation including; detailed structural analysis, physical and physiological effects, functional group reactivity, and results of analytical examination.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HV8073.C387 2015
This book approaches the analysis of forensic contact traces from a polymer science perspective. The development of characterization methods of new or unusual traces and the improvement of existing protocols is described. The book starts with a general introduction to polymers and the issues related to transfer, persistence and recovery of polymeric traces. The chapters present a distinctive feature of polymers, discussing how it can be measured, what the practical difficulties which can be encountered in the analysis, and how useful that information is for comparison or identification purposes. Practical tips for the realization of the forensic analyses are included.
Springer's Forensic Laboratory Science Series provides general reference works for the practicing forensic scientist. Although this series no longer publishes new content, the published titles listed her remain available.
Skeletal Atlas of Child Abuse
Interface: A Guide for Professionals Supporting the Criminal Justice System
Cyberforensics: Understanding Information Security Investigations
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- GN69.8.L68 2011
This illustrated guide to the role of the forensic anthropologist in investigating child abuse is an essential resource in one of the most contentious areas of forensic pathology. Not only does it supply a review of the literature in this field, but it illustrates the material with photographs from real cases investigated by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences, which serves a population of four million people. Broken down into body regions and skeletal elements for ease of reference, the atlas facilitates the vital work performed by forensic anthropologists, who bring to the autopsy table a store of specialist knowledge that can turn a case.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HV7419.L37 2011
A wide variety of professionals find themselves intimately involved in the criminal justice system; firefighters, emergency medical providers, nurses, physicians, public health personnel, environmental professionals, public works personnel, and many others. No previous work has attempted to address the criminal justice system in terms relevant to these professionals. Interface: A Guide for Professionals Supporting the Criminal Justice System explains the system, provides the reader with guidance to documenting incidents so that the data is both of value to the professional in the future and for use by the other components of the system. Further, this volume presents evidence from the aspect of these professionals, their needs in handling evidence, and basics of collection and preservation for those instances where it falls to them to do so.
This encyclopedia includes entries by experts in the field which explore the scope of ethical decision-making and behaviours within the spheres of criminal justice systems, including policing, corrections, courts, forensic science, and policy analysis and research.
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference Collection -- RA1017.E56 2005
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The Encyclopedia of Forensic & Legal Medicine comprehensively covers forensic and legal medicine (including related specialities and scientific, technical and legal issues) and is available online and in four printed volumes, offering any practitioner in a forensic, medical, healthcare, legal, judicial, or investigative field easily accessible and authoritative overviews on a wide range of topics.
ch4ck availability of print 1st edition (2000)
Forensic science includes all aspects of investigating a crime, including: chemistry, biology and physics, and also incorporates countless other specialties. Today, the service offered under the guise of "forensic science' includes specialties from virtually all aspects of modern science, medicine, engineering, mathematics and technology. The Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences, Second Edition is a reference source that will inform both the crime scene worker and the laboratory worker of each other's protocols, procedures and limitations. Written by leading scientists in each area, every article is peer reviewed to establish clarity, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.
Encyclopedia of Forensic Science: a compendium of detective fact & fiction
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- HV8073.C595 2002
"From Sherlock Holmes to O. J. Simpson the public's fascination with the forensic aspects of criminal cases is well served with this one-volume survey of the various types of Forensic science. This Encylopedia covers major scientific techniques and devices used in analyzing evidence collected at crime scenes and describes the practitioners, both real and fictional. Historical notes on the criminal cases in which new techniques were first applied focus mainly on the United States with an occasional inclusion of relevant British and French discoveries and applications. In addition to the A-Z arrangement, all entries are listed by the following broad topics: types of forensic evidence, the science in forensic science, poisons and drugs, forensic scientists or officials, types of crimes or conditions, criminal cases, criminals, fictional characters in television programs about forensic science, serial killers, and fiction writers of forensic science."
Forensic Science: An encyclopedia of history, methods & techniques
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - HV8073.T55 2006
300+ A-Z entries covering all aspects of forensic science, including crime scene investigation, evidence identification, and the historical development of forensics. 30+ photographs illustrating techniques such as the examination of ink and handwriting, hairs and fibers, guns and ammunition, and foot and tire prints.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science
Call Number: UCF Main Library Reference -- HV8073.W55 2009
This A to Z encyclopedia provides a comprehensive, definitive, and up-to-date reference of the main areas of specialist and expert knowledge and skills used by those involved in all aspects of the forensic process, including, but not limited to, forensic scientists, doctors, practicing and academic lawyers, paralegals, police, crime scene investigators, analytical chemists, behavioral scientists and toxicologists.
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- HV8073.W674 2016
This guide to the scientific processes and the legal, social, and ethical issues involved in the forensic sciences covers the individuals, techniques and principles of biology, chemistry, law, medicine, physics, computer science, geology, and psychology involved in the multidisciplinary examination of crime scenes and evidence used in legal proceedings.