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can be taken from a crime scene to identify a suspect based on unique patterns fingerprint
everyone has unique DNA
evidence that someone was elsewhere alibi
being questioned interrogation
place where an offence has been committed crime scene
the killing of one person by another murder
someone who sees an event and reports what happens witness
amount of time spent in prison sentence
objects collected from a crime scene evidence
examination of a dead body autopsy
when a case is discussed in court is it said to have gone to trial
person thought to have committed a crime suspect
person harmed or killed as a result of a another victim
object used to harm someone weapon
type of finger print with repeated circles whorl
we leave fingerprints because our skin produces oil
DNA is found in what part of cells nucleus
everybody's DNA and fingerprint is unique
the unique pattern of our fingerprint is created by many ridges
fingerprints at a crime scene may be lifted with powder or photographed

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Forensic Science Crossword

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A group of crows Murder
In circumstances not amounting to murder Manslaughter
The place where an offence has been committed crime scene
The red liquid blood
Used for identifying individuals the a unique pattern fingerprint
facts indicating whether a belief or proposition is valid evidence
Formal or systematic examination or research investigation
The science of projectiles and firearms ballistics
Being questioned interrogation
Evidence that one was elsewhere alibi
Material which is present in nearly all living organisms DNA
An injury to living tissue caused wound
Molding casts paster of paris
The killing of one person by another: Homicide
Clear liquid found in blood Plasma
Its on your head Hair

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Crime scene basics Crossword

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Statement of where suspect was at the time of the crime. Alibi
The first step in analyzing a crime; used to determine the nature of the crime, possible suspects, eyewitness accounts, etc. Interview
(Mia) a person associated with suspect that may have committed a crime. Accomplice
Interview witnesses and consult with the CSI unit. They investigate the crime by following leads provided by witnesses and physical evidence. Detective
(Isabelle) person thought to be capable of committing a crime. Suspect
a person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime, accident, or other event or action. Victim
At the crime scene to identify potential evidence, the point of exit, and getting the general layout of the crime scene. Examine
Any physical location in which a crime has occurred or is suspected of having occurred. Crime Scene
Typically the first to arrive at a crime scene. They are responsible for securing the scene and detaining persons of interest. Police officer
an impression or mark made on a surface by a person's fingertip, especially as used for identifying individuals from the unique pattern of whorls and lines. Fingerprint

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Forensic Science Crossword Puzzle

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Material that connects an individual or thing to a certain group. ClassEvidence
This type of fingerprint has no deltas and accounts for about 5% of human fingherprints. Arches
The most common way to remove organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which all the organs are removed at once. RokitanskyMethod
These type of fingerprints are clearly visible and are made when you touch something such as paint or blood and then touch other surfaces. PatentPrints
The path a bullet takes Trajectory
The type of glass that is found in the rear and side windows of a car. TemperedGlass
Solids that have their atoms arranged randomly. Amorphous
The arrangement of spiral grooves on the inside of the barrel. Rifling
The term which encompases all objects that can establish whether a crime has been committed or can provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Evidence
The process of separating light into its component colors or frequencies. Refraction
The study of insects in order to provide a link between a perpetrator and a crime. Entomology
Where is DNA located in our bodies? Chromosomes
The study of the uniqueness of friction ridge structures and their use for personal identification. Ridgeology
These types of fingerprints must have one delta and one or more ridges that enter and leave on the same side. Loops
The condition that occurs when there is no heartbeat, no pulse, a cold exterior, and no neurological activity in a body. Death
The condition after death when the muscle cells deplete ATP and the body begins to stiffen. Rigor Mortis
A person's last or dying breath; may be preceded with the "death rattle." Terminal Apnea
A medically qualified public officer whose duty is to investigate deaths occurring under unusual circumstances. Medical Examiner
A fingerprint system that uses whorls. Henry System
Bullet-proof glass Laminated Glass
Fractures emanating outward from a hole. Radial Lines
The instrument most used for examining bullets to see if they've been fired from the same gun. Comparison Microscope
The long, metal tube that guides a projectile out of a firearm. Barrel
These types of fingerprints are formed when you touch something and oil or sweat leaves a print. Latent Prints
The method of removing organs from the body, during an autopsy, in which a medical examiner dissects each organ individually. Virchow Method

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Review Crossword Forensics

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The orignial location of a crime or accident primary crime scene
applies principles of disease and medicine to law biology
documents the crime scene in detail and collects any physical evidence CSI unit
tests body fluids and tissues to determine the presence of drugs and poison toxicology
study of bullets and ammunition through the comparison of fired bullets, gunpowder patterns, ect. on people and objects ballistics
any physical location in which a crime has occured crime scene
anything that tends to establish or disprove a fact evidence
statement of where a suspect was at the time of a crime scene alibi
person thought to be capable of committing a crime suspect
second person associated with committing a crime accomplice
an alternate location where additional evidence may be found secondary crime scene
this type of evidence would be any witnessed accounts of a crime eye
this type of evidence would be any material items that are present at the crime scene ot on the victims physical
this evidence refers to any evidence that is found at a crime scene in small but measurable amounts trace
the application of science to the criminal and civil laws that are enforced by police agencies in a criminal justice system forensics
studies human skeletal biology physical anthropology
you would use this type of search for larger areas spiral
you would use this type of search for larger objects strip
you would use this type of search for the exact lay out of where objects are grid
type of search where people are given smaller areas from a larger area to search zone
the medical examination of a human body to determine cause of death autopsy
applies priciples of dental science to law odontology
examines law for admissibility of evidence jurisprudence
a witness who does not testify as an expert witness lay
someone who testifies under the oath in the court of law witness
evidence written or oral assertion offered as proof in court testimonial
a witness who has more knowledge then the average person concerning the topic expert
information indicating if the proposition is true evidence
the crime scene _______ is interview-examine-document-process protocol
you have to have demensions, location of objects, a scale, a key, crime scene info, and compass on what type of sketch finished
what type of sketch is just the outline of where objects are rough
an organisms life has ended death
_____ exchange principle says the perpetrator of a crime takes something and leaves something at a crime, which can be used as physical evidence locards
analyzes, compares, indentifies, and interprets physical evidence criminalistics
_____ science applies principles of engineering to resolve legal issues, mostly civil law engineering

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Forensic Science Crossword Puzzle Created By Amelia

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A unique pattern on you fingertips fingerprint
The availible body of facts or information to see if it is true evidence
It is inside every human and animal that forms the frame of a skeleton bone
It can not be trusted and causes feelings of doubts or suspicion suspect
An illegal act for which they can be punished by the government crime
A substance that carries genetic information in the cells of plants and animals DNA
A specialist in odontology odontologist
To look at something closely and carefully in order to learn more about it examine
Involving illegal activity and relating to crime criminal
A equipment used for producing a much larger view of very small objects so they can be seen clearly microscope
Done in order to find out hidden or unknown information detective
produced by chemistry or the phenomena of chemistry (chemistry reaction) chemicals

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Fingerprints Word Search

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arch
evidence
fingerprint
forensic science
identification
index
investigation
loop
middle
pattern
pinky
print
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suspect
thumb
unique
visible print
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Crime Word Search

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postmortem
obvious
forensic
suspicious
fishy
guilty
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clue
evidence
accomplice
witness
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victim
solve
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fingerprint
swabs
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Crime Scene Word Search

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blood
fingerprint
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Forensic Science Word Search

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suspect
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cast
footprint
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Criminal Justice Vocabulary Terms Crossword

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A finding of not guilty by a judge or jury. Acquittal
The loser at a trial asks a higher court to rule the trial judge made an error. The result may be the trial court is affirmed (the winner still wins), reversed (the loser now wins), or reversed and remanded (trial court has more work to do and has to follow the rule of law established by the appeals court). Appeal
______ ____________is the details; taking the time to make sure all of the details have been examined. For example, when processing a crime scene, officers should use ______ ___________ to ensure all components of the crime scene have been examined. Due Diligence
If something has _____________ value in a case, then it is an item that can be used to prove guilt or innocence of a subject. In addition, items that have ________value show a crime did in fact take place. If an item does not have _____________value, then it is an item that has been ruled out from assisting in an investigation. Evidentiary
A crime with a lower penalty than a felony. Misdemeanor
During an arraignment, it’s a defendant's plea of ______ _________, not admitting to the guilt of the crime, but paying the penalty for it. Nolo Contendere
An inmate's early release from prison upon good behavior, as well as meeting conditions throughout the early release. Parole
a group (3 or more) of individuals who conspire and act out activities that our justice system deems illegal. Organized Crime
Crimes at a level charged higher than a Misdemeanor Felony
A Defendant's voluntary guilty plea to an offense charge, for a lesser sentence. Plea Bargain
Government action against an accused person's criminal conduct. Prosecution
Re-offending [to do the same crime twice] Recidivism
an order to appear in court. Summons
someone who takes the law into their own hands, ignoring the criminal justice process. Vigilante
The individual that the charges are against. Defense
It is the physical action of the criminal act. Actus Reus
________ __________are required whenever you are interrogating someone who is in police custody (arrested/detained) about a crime. It is important to note you do not have to read someone their _______ ________ if you are gathering initial information. However, once you start asking crime specific or detailed questions, then the ___________ ___________ has to be read. Miranda Warning
A defense to a criminal act that purports the defendant was somewhere other than the place of the crime at the time the crime occurred. Alibi
a category of crime that consists of setting a fire with the intent of causing some type of harm (excludes accidental fires). Arson
A sufficient reason based upon known facts to believe a crime has been committed or that certain property is connected with a crime. Probable Cause
This amendment protects against unreasonable searches and seizures. Fourth
This Amendment protects the freedom of speech, religion, press, and peaceful protest. First
This Amendment protects an individuals right of self incrimination. Fifth
Alternative to imprisonment where a person can stay in the community with supervision Probation
The use or threat of violence directed at people or governments to punish them for past action or to bring about a change of policy that is to the terrorist's liking Terrorism
The killing of one person by another, whether intentional or non intentional Homicide
Unlawful offer or attempt with force or violence to hurt another Assault
The taking of the property of another out of his or her presence by means of force and violence or the threat thereof Robbery
Acquisition of the property of another through deception Fraud
The nighttime breaking and entering of the dwelling house of another, with the intention to commit a crime or theft therein (a felony) Burglary
The theft of property or money with which one is entrusted with or responsible for Embezzlement
Wrong committed by one person against other that does not require punishment, only entitles the victim to compensation Tort
The relationship between private parties only Civil
The relationship between the misbehaving private individual and society/government Criminal
The wronged individual in a civil case Plantiff
What the plaintiff seeks to win (Money) - damages Judgement
An unintentional tort. When a person's failure to use reasonable care causes harm Negligence
Responsible for harm Liable
Legal responsibility - the obligation to do or not do something Liability
Oral statements that harm reputation Slander
Someone who helps another person commit a crime Accomplis
An agreement between two or more persons to commit a crime Conspiracy
The most serious form of criminal homicide (done w/ malice) Murder
The deliberate taking of one's own life Suicide
Statement that contains information about the elements of a crime and that is provided and attested to by a person involved in committing the crime. Can be oral or written. Confession
That portion of a residence not open to the public. Sidewalks and alleys are open to the public. But the ________ is reserved for private use by the property owner or the family. Curtilage
Questioning of an unwilling person (could be a relative or friend or suspect or even a witness) that is reluctant to give you information and that is suspected of direct or indirect involvement in the crime being investigated. Interrogation
Failure to properly care for a child. Also failure to care for a property or one's actions. Neglect

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