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A corrosive substance that has a sour taste when mixed with water

Acid

1

A slippery substance that has a bitter taste when mixed with water

Base

2

The process of seperating chemical mixtures into its idividual substance

Chromatography

3

The study of crime activity and how it is dealt with by law

Criminology

4

The process of testing to identify DNA patterns or types

DNA profiling

5

Anything that has been used left removed altered or contaminated during the commission of crime or any other event under investigation

Evidence

6

The unique patterns created by skin ridges found on the palm sides of your fingers and thumbs

Fingerprint

7

The application of science to techinaical questions relating to events that may lead to civil litigation or criminal prosecution

Forensic science

8

A chemical used to determine the presence of acid or base

Indicator

9

Any object as distinguished from witness statements that can help explain a event under investigation

Physical evidence

10

The procedure of examining handwriting watermarks and other qualities of a document that may indicate the documents origin of author

Questioned document analysis

11

Th study of positions and drugs and their effect on human and animal populations

Toxicology

12

Materials deposited at a crime or accident scene that can only be detected through a deliberate processing procedure

Trace evidence

13

Any physical location in which a crime has occurred or is suspected of having occurred

Crime scene

14

The original location of a crime or accident

Primary crime scene

15

An alternate location such as where addition evidence is found

Secondary crime scene

16

A person thought to be capable of commiting a crime

Suspect

17

Second person associated with commiting a crime

Accomplice

18

Statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime

Alibi

19

Any witnessed accounts of an incident or crime

Testimonial evidence