Practical Crime Scene Analysis and Reconstruction
This is Ross and Tom’s newest book. It details both the theoretical basis and a practical approach to crime scene analysis. It defines and explains in depth the methodology known as Event Analysis. Invited authors include Iris Dalley, Matt Noedel and Dr. Scott Wagner. Order the book and view the contents.
Bloodstain Pattern Analysis, With an Introduction to Crime Scene Reconstruction, 3rd Ed.
This is Ross and Tom's primary bloodstain reference. The 3rd Edition was published in 2008. This text is one of several study references used by the IAI for the Bloodstain Pattern Examiner certification program. Order the book and view the contents.
Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation
This is Ross' reference on crime scene processing. Published in 2004 it is a reference written by a crime scene investigator for crime scene investigators. This book is a primary reference used in the IAI Crime Scene Certification program. Order the book and view the contents.
Designed for ease of use in the field or as a ready reference written by Michael S. Maloney:
Death Scene Investigation
Order the book and view the contents. Features
- Death Investigator
- Crime Scene Investigator
- Medical Examiner Investigator
- Attorney's Investigator
- Covers the steps of death investigations in a concise manner
- Uses a spiral bound format for easy use at the scene
- Includes line illustrations that focus on salient points
- Includes a special death investigation matrix to help investigators with decisions in ambiguous deaths
Designed as an on-scene reference for processing death scenes, this field guide walks readers through the steps of death investigations. The text begins with the initial notification of a death and continues through the processing of the scene and the body. It covers the investigator's role at an autopsy and analyzes the scene indicators of evidence to aid in developing investigative leads and determining investigative direction. Mechanism of injury, wound, and disease dynamics are covered in order to aid in determining the cause and manner of death. A separate section provides information on the recovery of human remains, sexual deaths, and child/infant deaths. The book is presented in an outline format for ease of reference and understanding.