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Sun Jun 30, 2013, 02:33 PM

40. Several explanations, reasons if you will.

1.- The scene was not preserved or processed in a careful manner. Scenes that are take hours to do so. Why that did not happen may come down to not having the proper training, or even sloppy police work

2.- it was raining. So that alone degrades scenes this fast.

3.- csi units and their capabilities vary greatly around the country.

4.- A lot of what is known is from the scene recreation done 24 hours later iirc.

No, I don't watch police dramas either, but have witnessed local cops process both nasty accident scenes and crime scenes. Paint drying s that much more exciting. The night of the killing theu were done in two hours...serious, really?

As a medic I also taught my medics some evidence preservation after consulting with crime investigators back in the day. One that is obvious when you think about it, but regularly ignored, is cutting through clothing where an entry, exit hole is. I taught my medics not just to cut around it, but if possible cut at least 20 cm from it.

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