Crime scene investigator and are working a homicide scene

Part 1. You are the crime scene investigator and are working a homicide scene. You will select any ONE of the following type of criminal events listed below and explain in detail how you would document the crime scene, collect the evidence and the approach used to process and assess bloodstain evidence at a crime scene. For example you may wish to follow the Decision Map with explanation and examples. Be sure to provide Bloodstain characteristics and Analysis, etc. The following scenes A through C are general descriptions, you may add any additional information, evidence, you wish to complete the scene to your needs, such as time frame, weather conditions, etc. Crime Scene A: You have a shooting situation inside a home. A male is found lying on his bed to his left side, with a gunshot wound to the right side of his head, the weapon is on the floor. The bed is directly against the wall of the bedroom. You have bloodstains on the weapon, bedding, victim and wall. Crime Scene B: You have a shooting situation in which the male victim is found sitting in the driver’s side seat slumped over the steering wheel, he had been shot in the back of his head multiple times. You have blood stain evidence on the steering wheel, driver side door, driver side window, and windshield and in the rear of the vehicle on the floor and rear seat. Crime Scene C: You have a female victim found lying in a hallway vestibule of her apartment building. She has knife wounds to her neck area, abdomen, to her right side, both of her hands and forearms. She is lying in a pool of blood between the entrance door from the outside and entry door leading to the interior of the apartment building. The inner vestibule has on one wall a buzzer entry system with the apartment listings. The entry doors are made of wood that border large glass windows. You will find bloodstain evidence on all the walls, floor and doors and buzzer system. Part 2: Courtroom testimony: You will defend your actions involving bloodstain evidence within a courtroom environment. This aspect of the assignment will be addressed as a crime scene technician. You will answer the questions posed to you by the prosecution and the defense. You will manage this part not as a scientific expert, but defending your actions in processing the crime scene. [DE-direct examination on witness stand by the prosecutor] [CE-cross examination on the witness stand by the defense] You will base your responses on the crime scene you selected above. Direct Examination by Prosecution: DE-1: What is your job title, what type of crime scenes have you been processed and how long have your been in your current postion? DE-2: What type of training do you have in this field? DE-3: How did you get your assignment to go to the crime scene? DE-4: When you arrived at the scene, who did you meet and how was the scene secured? DE-5: Can you explain to the jury what you mean by processing a crime scene for bloodstain analysis? DE-6: Can you explain to the jury why you collected the bloodstained evidence from this scene? Cross Examination by the Defense: CE-1: Can you explain how you documented the bloodstain evidence you collected? CE-2: What were you told by the detectives about the crime scene? CE-3: Is it fair to say, you identified and collected bloodstain evidence based on what the detectives told you? CE-4: Did even look for evidence that could show or demonstrate that someone other than my client committed this crime? CE-5: is it possible that cross-contamination occurred at any point in your collection of the evidence or during the analysis of the evidence? The Final Essay must be at least 1500 words total for Part 1 & 2. The student must utilize APA format and utilize at least (4) scholarly references.

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