What happens AFTER the investigation?

7 03 2010

After all the investigation is done at the crime scene, what happens?

All evidences collected and the corpse are sent to the laboratory for in-depth examination.

The scientists who work in the forensics field come together and work to solve the hidden mystery of the crime by scientifically analyzing the case. The scientists referred here are specialists in many different fields. Only a few really majored in forensic science. Others majored in Criminology, Genetic Biology, Molecular Biology, Toxicology, Pathology, Serology, Computer, Accounting, Anthropology, Odontology, Ligustics, Enthomology, Engineering, Environmental Science, Art, Photography, and many other subjects. One is required to take a Ph D programme to work at a good agent, and to become a forensic pathologiest, who examines the dead human bodies to figure out the cause of death, he/she needs to has MBBS degree, followed by MD in forensic medicine.

This is a list of things that forensic scientists usually specialize at

1.) Forensic Chemical Science

  • Chemistry
  • Narcotics
  • Explosives
  • Toxicology
  • Pharmacology

2.) Forensic Physical Science

  • Physics
  • Ballistics
  • Image processing
  • Speaker recognition
  • Lie detection
  • Instrumentation

3. Forensic Biological Science

  • Biology
  • Serology
  • DNA finger printing
  • Osteology
  • Odontology
  • Anthropology

4.) Forensic Documentation Science

  • Ink analysis
  • Paper and fiber analysis
  • Cyber Forensics
  • Handwriting analysis
  • Credit card frauds

With specializations in these things, forensic scientist gather the puzzle pieces together to determine how the victim got killed.

To see what they really do, click on “Forensic Science” tab on the right.

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9 03 2010
clairej12

i want to be a forensic DNA analyst when i grow up !!!! i love the CSI series : ) esp. the NY one! it has a real great cast >_<

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