DOJ Crime Scene Investigation (CSI): Document Actions and Observations Mobile App
The DOJ Crime Scene Investigation (CSI): Document Actions and Observations app is a valuable tool for crime scene investigators.
How does it work?
One of the most important aspects of securing the crime scene is to document the actions and observations with in a coherent manner with minimal contamination and disturbance of physical evidence. When a responding investigator gets to a crime scene, all activities conducted and observations made at the crime scene must be documented as soon as possible after the event to preserve information. Crime scene technicians following the procedures in this app can help to ensure that evidence is protected for a criminal investigation, and to make the job of forensic science technicians much easier, and results of analysis more reliable.
The DOJ Crime Scene Investigation series of app is intended for use by law enforcement and other responders who have responsibility for protecting crime scenes, preserving physical evidence, and collecting and submitting the evidence for scientific examination. Physical evidence has the potential to play a critical role in the overall investigation and resolution of a suspected criminal act. Realization of this potential depends on actions taken early in the criminal investigation at the crime scene.
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