Improper Evidence Gathering

“[…] Improperly Photographed Impressions: If the examination involves a photographed tire impression, many things can affect the dimensional accuracy of that photograph. If the camera’s film plane (back) is not perfectly parallel to the impression, then the photograph will have a perspective problem that can affect the ability to accurately enlarge the photograph of the […]

via “Improperly Photographed Impressions”. — Mantracking

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6 Forensic Advancements via Sue Colleta

The forensic community works tirelessly to improve techniques to aid law enforcement, and much of this work is done at body farms across the country. The Texas body farm has conducted some amazing work as of late. I’ve complied my top six forensic advancements, which I think you’ll find fascinating. 6 Mind-Blowing Forensic Advancements

via 6 Mind-Blowing Forensic Advancements – by Crime Writer, Sue Coletta… — Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Forensic Linguistics: 101 — April Rink

If you have ever heard a song for the first time and recognized the artist because of his/her voice, then you have employed the techniques of linguistics. Or maybe you’ve left a note for your mother on the kitchen counter asking her to buy Doritos and though you didn’t sign it, she knew your handwriting. In a […]

via Forensic Linguistics: 101 — April Rink

Aaron Hernandez sues over hacked jailhouse phone calls — WTNH Connecticut News

BOSTON (AP) — Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has sued a company after some of his jailhouse phone calls were apparently listened to by an unknown person. Hernandez’s lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston charges Dallas-based Securus Technologies Inc. with negligence, breach of contract, and invasion of privacy. It demands that Securus…

via Aaron Hernandez sues over hacked jailhouse phone calls — WTNH Connecticut News

Colombia plane crash: 6th survivor found under fuselage — WGNO

Watch Video NEAR MEDELLIN, Colombia (CNN) – Authorities say they’ve found a sixth survivor of a plane crash in Colombia. The man was found under the fuselage, according to Mauricio Parodi, a local disaster official. Medellin Mayor Federico Gutiérrez says 75 people were killed in the crash and six people were injured. A charter plane carrying…

via Colombia plane crash: 6th survivor found under fuselage — WGNO