Author: Natalie Dunlap

August 25, 2020 Natalie Dunlap

Countless TV shows have solidified how thrilling evidence gathering can be. Investigators come with the latest tools to discover remnants of the crime unseen to the human eye, such as strands of hair, nails, and even cleaned up blood. Others find forgotten tools that contain fingerprints. While the prospect of gathering evidence may seem difficult…

August 25, 2020 Natalie Dunlap

In any legal proceeding, evidence plays a vital role in uncovering the truth in any situation, whether that be theft or even murder. Evidence can range from many things, including DNA samples taken from blood stains to photographs of the aftermath. The more evidence is presented in a case, the likelier it is to prove…

August 25, 2020 Natalie Dunlap

Missing assets and deteriorating equipment are part of the problems any organization is bound to face. Whether it is by human error or outside circumstances, it helps to create systems that mitigate or prevent the effects of such incidents. Improper management of equipment can lead to careless mistakes, an unhealthy reliance on human intervention, broken…

July 28, 2020 Natalie Dunlap

A crime scene investigation pertains to the careful gathering of evidence, all of which have been collected from crime scenes. The forensic sciences were borne out of the “exchange principle”, which postulates that criminals cannot escape a crime scene without traces of evidence, all of which can be used to identify them. In more ways…

July 28, 2020 Natalie Dunlap

Evidence is the key to every legal matter. No matter the type of case, criminal or civil, any item can count as evidence—which is why preserving and protecting it will always be important. Evidence integrity is crucial, and any loss or damage can make it inadmissible in court. It is for this reason that evidence…