A good detective knows that crime scene evidence can make or break a case. Learn how to look for evidence, how to collect it, and what it can tell us in this captivating high/low title!
The case is closed—but did police arrest the right culprit? Controversial techniques used by investigators can pin a crime on the wrong person. Learn about the consequences of these techniques and what's being done to fix them in this high/low title.
Crime scene investigators walk past the yellow tape with one mission: to figure out what happened. Discover what it takes to be an investigator and learn about the investigation process in this high/low book, from hunting for evidence to interviewing witnesses.
At the scene of a crime, an evidence marker sits next to a pool of blood while an investigator's camera catalogs the scene. Explore how blood evidence is collected, how it's tested at the lab, and how scientists match the blood to a suspect in this engaging high/low book.
As the most extensive database, fingerprints have helped solve millions of crimes. Young readers will discover how investigators use this unique identifier to bring criminals to justice in this riveting high/low title.
From your cell phone signal to your search history, digital clues can help investigators solve crimes. Readers will learn the ins and outs of digital forensics in this fascinating high/low title.
The digital age we entered in the twenty-first century has rapidly become an age of digital crime. Cyber crimes like spoofing, phishing, and hacking are on the rise, and computer forensic technicians are on the case. Even traditional crimes like murder, fraud, and child abuse can be both facilitated by computers and solved through computer investigation. Computer Investigation helps readers understand how cyber crimes are committed, and how investigators help solve them and bring the perpetrators to justice. Readers will also gain a few tips for protecting themselves online and protecting their computers from intrusions and hacks.