Crime Scene Investigation and Evidence Collection. Physical Evidence. Any and all objects that can establish that can establish that a crime has or has not been committed or can link a crime and its victim or perpetrator
Indirect evidence that can be used to imply a fact yet does not directly prove it
Provides a link between a suspect and a crime Scene.
Can be physical or biological in nature
Body fluids (blood, semen, saliva), hair, natural fibers, plant part (such as pollen) ect...
Usually reduces # of suspects to smaller group or even a single individual
Often more persuasive in court
Evidence that narrows the identity of a criminal down to a single individual.
Some other physical evidence
Fragments that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle