Forensic Science Hannah Peele English IV Mrs. Kathleen Saunders
Topic Selection • Interested in Forensic Science • Watching investigating shows • CSI, CSI NY, CSI Miami • Bones • NCIS • Some Background information • Took Bio-Med • Hit the topic of forensic science.
Continue Topic Selection • Wanted to learn more about Forensics • How to collect evidence • How to file a report for crime scene • Always been fascinated with DNA and blood samples • Always wanted to help catch criminals.
History • Origins • Start of forensics date back to 1980 BC • Blood test,1862, Van Deen • Four blood types, founded in 1900, Karl Landsteiner • AFIS (Automatic Fingerprint ID System), 1977
Educational Requirements • College • Law and Communication classes • Bachelors degree in Physics, biology, microbiology, chemistry, medical technology, genetics. • High school and college level biology and chemistry. • Job Training • Analyzing DNA • Traditional Science Program • Examine and dissect real body • Hand and eye coordination
Technology • DNA • Hair samples, blood, body fluids, finger print, skin cells • Liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, Scientific computers • Modern Testing • Microscopes, 3-D computer imaging • Graphology • Finger print powder • GSA swabs
Processing • The Crime Scene • Evidence technicians • Take pictures, videotape or draw crime scene • Finger prints, hair, gun shells, cartridge cases • Measurements • Height of fall, gun shells, size of body • Documentation • Take notes of crime scene, visual evidence • Envelope, plastic bag, paper bags • Seal, mark, box
Product • The product chosen was forensic science. I learned: • How to secure crime scene • How to collect evidence • How to take figure prints • How to measure evidence/crime scene
Detective D. Jones • Stanly Community college • 2 years • GTCC (for BLET) • 18 weeks ( Basic Law Enforcement Training) • High Point PD • 13 months • Archdale PD • 7.5 years
Product • The total number of hours spent: 17hrs. • My product and research connected because I did my research on forensic science.pmy product was a mock crime scene with Detective Jones. I feel like I have a better understanding of what forensics/detectives do, because I was able to be hands on.
What have I learned? • I have learned: • Secure crime scene • Properly collect evidence • Question suspect • Write report • How I learned: • Spending hours with my mentor • Paying attention to what he taught me • Setting up mock crime scene
Obstacles • Time management • Finding a mentor • Transportation • Working around each others schedule
Thank you for your time. Are there any questions?