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1

WHAT IS A CRIME SCENE

Any place an offender has been or had contact with in relation to an offence.

2

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

3

WHAT IS A RECONNAISSANCE AND IT'S PURPOSE

-A preliminary inspection/survey to get an overall picture of the scene without disturbing evidence

-formulate reconstruction
- formulate appreciation
- Formulate A plan of action

4

WHAT IS THE HOT ZONE

The area of the scene requiring examination and evidence collection.

5

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.

6

WHAT IS THE COLD ZONE

A place within the outter cordon for meetings meals and scene guards.

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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

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RE INITIAL ACTION 4 STEP PROCESS - WHAT INITIAL ACTIONS FROM ATTENDING STAFF NEED TO BE COMPLETED?

Victim: preliminary interview

Scene: freeze, control, preserve,set path, boundaries.

Witnesses: separate, contain, preliminary interview

Suspects: separate, contain, preliminary search, note demeanor, consider preliminary interview, record comments