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Crime Scene Collection and Acquisition

Write a reflective essay on personal growth and learning experience in digital forensics, focusing on the topic of crime scene collection and acquisition.

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Added on  2022-09-09

Crime Scene Collection and Acquisition

Write a reflective essay on personal growth and learning experience in digital forensics, focusing on the topic of crime scene collection and acquisition.

   Added on 2022-09-09

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Running head: CRIME SCENE COLLECTION AND ACQUISITION
CRIME SCENE COLLECTION AND ACQUISITION
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1CRIME SCENE COLLECTION AND ACQUISITION
Introduction
Crime scenes are those locations the crime has taken place and this is the place from
where a investigator expects to find all the necessary evidences that can help him to get hold
of the criminal. Carrying out investigations in the crime scene one needs to be careful and
alert as a single mistake or lack in focus can let go of important evidences that could have
otherwise helped in solving the criminal case (Holt, Bossler and Seigfried-Spellar, 2015). In
this paper, the crime scene collection as well as acquisition will be discussed upon providing
proper definitions of the related terms and sharing a reflection as well.
Description
A crime scene investigator follows a certain process in order to carry on with the
investigation, collect evidences and evaluate the same. There are different types of crime
scenes that include internal investigation, criminal investigation and civil investigation. There
exist differences in civil and criminal justice system. The crime scene should be sealed and
none other than the investigator should be allowed as people can destroy the evidences
(Dang-Nguyen, Pasquini, Conotter and Boato 2015). The important steps while starting off
with the investigation, includes survey of the physical evidence, documentation of the
evidences and the scene, searching for more additional evidences if any, protecting these
evidences, reconstructing the crime scene and finally coming up with the results.
Reflection
The main aspect of crime scene collection and acquisition is protecting the evidences
that have been collected. An investigator should be well aware of the importance of the
evidences and should deal with it carefully. Both circumstantial as well as direct evidences
are important. There are guidelines laid down for different evidences such as computer
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