Trace Evidence

Detectives and the Autopsy

Autopsy Protocol for Investigators Detectives play an important role at the autopsy By: Joseph L. Giacalone   How many autopsies have I attended? Enough or that I have witnessed my fair share should be a sufficient answer. The autopsy is one of [...]

Missing Persons Checklist

Missing Persons Checklist for Family Members The Faster the Police are Notified, the Better By: Joseph Giacalone I hope that no family ever has to use this checklist, however, far too many people go missing in the United States and [...]

By | 2016-12-05T09:06:09+00:00 August 27th, 2012|CIF Book, Cold Case, Missing Persons, NamUs, Trace Evidence|

Dr. Sir Alec Jeffreys: Forensic Rock Star #2

Sir Alec Jefferys DNA: The First Exoneration and Conviction By: Joseph Giacalone In my first Forensic Rock Star post, I highlighted the important contributions of Edmond Locard. Today’s post will continue with the Forensic Rock Stars that have shaped the world [...]

By | 2016-12-05T08:49:10+00:00 July 6th, 2012|DNA, Forensics, Trace Evidence|

Edmond Locard: Forensic Rock Star

Edmond Locard: Forensic Rockstar by: Joseph L. Giacalone If you are a fan of the CSI TV series or similar criminal investigation shows, then why not learn about the real forensic rock stars. These men and women are the real [...]