Flashcards in CRIME SCENE Deck (8)
WHAT IS A CRIME SCENE
Any place an offender has been or had contact with in relation to an offence.
WHAT IS THE SCENE EXAMINATION PROCESS
- Conduct a reconnaissance
- Formulate a CRIME scene examination strategy
- Take actions before attending the scene.
- Conduct the formal examination
- Take actions after the examination
WHAT IS A RECONNAISSANCE AND IT'S PURPOSE
-A preliminary inspection/survey to get an overall picture of the scene without disturbing evidence
- formulate appreciation
- Formulate A plan of action
WHAT IS THE HOT ZONE
The area of the scene requiring examination and evidence collection.
WHAT IS THE WARM ZONE
A transition zone to enable scene examiners to put on and take off protective clothing, access equipment and process exhibits.
WHAT IS THE COLD ZONE
A place within the outter cordon for meetings meals and scene guards.
RE INITIAL ACTION 4 STEP PROCESS - WHAT INFORMATION DO YOU NEED TO GAIN?
What actions have been taken
What actions are currently being undertaken
What actions are still required