Crime Scene And Evidence Photography

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Running head: Crime Scene and Evidence Photography Crime Scene and Evidence Photography Kentisha Farmer Keiser University Mr. Daniel Costa-Semester 2014, CJB-1712C Crime Scene Photography Abstract One purpose of crime-scene photography is to provide a visual record of virtually everything that was present at the crime scene. When a crime scene occur a photographic record can be used to show elements of the crime scene to those being interviewed or interrogated, so the questioner and those being questioned can have a common understanding of the information that is being exchanged but also secondly the purpose of crime-scene photography is to create a permanent record that can be viewed at any time. Photographs are not only…show more content…
Some technical schools and community colleges offer short-term programs, which may be ideal for people already working in law enforcement and wanting to transition into forensic photography. (Forensic Photographer Qualifications, Photography Skills, Copyright 2014 Hearst Newspapers, LLC) An in-depth understanding of law enforcement procedures is crucial to forensic photography. When dealing with forensic photographers you have to work closely with police officers, attorneys and fellow forensic science professionals. They must understand how to photograph crime scenes so anyone looking at the photos can understand the significance of what 's depicted. This may include everyone from police officers to lawyers to members of a jury. Many forensic photographers begin their careers as police officers or crime scene investigators, or they may have degrees in law or criminology before undertaking additional training in forensic photography. Forensic Photographer Qualifications, Forensic Science and Law Enforcement Knowledge, Copyright 2014 Hearst Newspapers, LLC) Crime Scene and Evidence Photography Education requirements vary by department, but an associate 's or bachelor 's degree in photography; forensics or criminal justice is often preferred. Students may supplement their
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