Introduction to Trace Evidence Analysis for Police & Attorneys

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Dave Exline

David Exline

Original Event Date: Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2011
Time: 10 a.m. ET
Duration: 1 hour
Presenter: David Exline, Senior Vice President at Gateway Analytical
Host: Linda Batykefer, Marketing Manager, Gateway Analytical

In this webinar David Exline provides police and attorneys with an overview of common types of trace evidence such as human and animal hairs, natural and synthetic fibers, paint, glass, tape and gunshot residue and will highlight the investigative value of such evidence. This webinar focuses on the collection and scientific principles surrounding these methods of forensic analysis. Emphasis is given to the proper documentation of evidence collection and the value as well as limitations of these types of forensic evidence.

Highlighted Topics Covered

  • The scientific principles surrounding methods for forensic analysis
  • An overview of the common types of trace evidence
  • The investigative value and limitations of each type of trace evidence
  • The proper evidence collection methods for each type of trace evidence
  • The importance of proper documentation of evidence collection

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