Forensics For Dummies

Forensics For Dummies by Douglas P. Lyle 1119608961 9781119608967
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Understand the real-life science behind crime scene investigation

Forensics For Dummies takes you inside the world of crime scene investigation to give you the low down on this exciting field. Written by a doctor and former Law & Order consultant, this guide will have you solving crimes along with your favorite TV shows in no time. From fingerprints and fibers to blood and ballistics, youll walk through the processes that yield significant information from the smallest clues. Youll learn how Hollywood gets it wrong, and how real-world forensics experts work every day in fields as diverse as biology, psychology, anthropology, medicine, information technology, and more. If youre interested in a forensics career, youll find out how to break inand the education youll need to do the type of forensics work that interests you the most. Written for the true forensics fan, this book doesnt shy away from the details; youll learn what goes on at the morgue as you determine cause of death, and youll climb into the mind of a killer as you learn how forensic psychologists narrow down the suspect list.

Crime shows are entertaining, but the reality is that most forensics cases arent wrapped up in an hour. This book shows you how its really done, and the amazing technology and brilliant people that do it every day.

  • Learn who does what, when they do it, and how its done
  • Discover the many fields involved in crime scene investigation
  • Understand what really happens inside a forensics lab
  • Examine famous forensics cases more intriguing than any TV show

Forensic scientists work in a variety of environments and in many different capacities. If you think television makes it look interesting, just wait until you learn what its really like! Forensics For Dummies takes you on a tour of the real-world science behind solving the case.

P.S. If you think this book seems familiar, youre probably right. The Dummies team updated the cover and design to give the book a fresh feel, but the content is the same as the previous release of Forensics For Dummies (9781119181651). The book you see here shouldnt be considered a new or updated product. But if youre in the mood to learn something new, check out some of our other books. Were always writing about new topics!

Author: Douglas P. Lyle

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 400

Publisher: For Dummies

Publication Date: 2019-06-12


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