FUNCTIONS OF THE CRIME SCENE UNIT:

1. Prove that a particular crime was committed
2. Corroborate or refute:
A. Victim's account of the incident
B. Witness' statements/accounts of the incident
C. Defendant's confession - suspect/witness
statement  
3. Supporting leads/theories developed by the
investigative  team
4. Show physical evidence in court    
-'SET THE SCENE" / photos etc ...
5. Accomplish these objectives through:
A. Photographs
B. Sketches/Notes/Measurements
C. Evidence Collection
D. Latent Prints
E. Crime Scene Reconstruction, etc...
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*LOCARD'S EXCHANGE PRINCIPLE:

"at any given crime scene, a perpetrator will
leave something of himself at the scene, and
will take something  from the scene with him,
when he leaves the scene
"
FORENSICS:  

Forensic:  belonging to courts of justice
- Black's Law Dictionary

Forensic Evidence:  that which tends to prove or
disprove any matter in question
      -Black's Law Dictionary
Forensic science and physical evidence
give us a means of speaking for an
individual who can not speak for himself
or who will not speak for himself
The Role of the First responder  

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