Flashcards in Module 3: Physical Evidence Deck (15)
Any type of written or recorded evidence
-Recording of Crime by video
Evidence that is used to help recreate or illustrate a crime
-Model of crime scene for court trials
Evidence given by a witness during a trial.
The process of determining the chemical or physical characteristics of a piece of evidence. (With as much certainty as possible.
The process of testing a suspect sample with a known sample to prove if they have a common origin.
The frequency of an event
Evidence with characteristics that can be traced back to an individual item or person.
-Shoe Patterns/Treads and Wear
-Markings on a Fired Cartridge
Ridge Characteristics/ Minutiae
Ridge endings, enclosures, and other details that make up a fingerprint
Characteristics that can only be associated with a group and not a single source
Describes a substance or object without referring to another substance
Describes what happens when a substance reacts with another substance
Fractures that extend outward from the point of impact
-Spokes on a wheel
Fractures that form a circle around the point of impact
-Occurs after a Radial Fracture