Identify the preservation and collection of the various types of biological evidence, including challenges involved with the collection of DNA evidence. In a minimum of 175 words, discuss whether private security should be given access to forensic scientific methods inclusive of DNA tracking.
What do you think are the two top ethical concerns in digital forensic investigations and why are these such important concerns? In addition to sharing your two top ethical concerns, discuss two ethical guidelines you think should be in place regarding recovery and investigation and why.
3 References required.
Use at least one reference below and attached:
YouTube: Ethical Insights: IT Forensics, Ethics and Risks
Create and describe a scenario in which a toolmark impression is made on an object. Discuss the best way this evidence could be collected for analysis. Also discuss the challenges that exist due to the size of the toolmark (large vs small, etc…).
Here are some references, use at least one from here:
Houck, M.M., & Siegel, J.A. (2006) Part 5 Chapter 21 Firearms and toolmarks. Fundamentals of Forensic Science. (pp 565 – 576). A Butterworth-Heinemann Title.
Pass, A. D., & Embar-Seddon, A. (2015). Tool Marks. In Forensic Science: Vol. 3. Second edition. Salem Press. Pages 946-948.
Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Individuals who investigate and process a crime scene must follow a logical workflow of evidence collection and scene processing. What issues would make collecting all the evidence at a crime scene particularly challenging? Discuss some common misconceptions regarding the control and directions of crime investigations and the use of forensic support service
This week, we watched the episode ‘Death by Fire’ which is about the Cameron Todd Cunningham case. Research this case and write a 500 word essay summarizing the evidence, the arson investigation, and the outcome. Should investigators rely on fire/arson investigation alone to get a conviction? How reliable is arson/fire evidence, in your opinion?
Use proper grammar and punctuation. Essay must be submitted on Word document. Use MLA or APA formatting and cite your references.