From ballistics and blood splatter patterns to DNA analysis and voice printing, RJ Parker explores the highly complex world of investigative forensic sciences in easily understood laymen's terms. Intended as an introductory guide and reference to forensic techniques for frontline police officers, criminal attorneys, journalists, crime authors and just interested readers, this encyclopedic book is a must read for any true crime aficionado.
Parker examines various forensic techniques and principles of investigative sciences, some of the historical figures in the evolution of forensics over the last two centuries, and provides real case examples where forensic sciences were key to not only in identifying the guilty but also in clearing the innocent and freeing the wrongly convicted.
Introduction by Dr. Peter Vronsky
Forensic Analysis and DNA in Criminal Investigations Including Cold Cases Solved
The latest in Forensic techniques, and recent Cold Cases solved. WITH PHOTOS
With its clear explanations, this book is intended as an introductory guide and reference to forensic techniques for front-line police officers, criminal attorneys, journalists, mystery fans, arm chair sleuths, and crime authors. This encyclopedic book is a must read for any true crime aficionado.
Parker and Dr. Vronsky provides real cold case examples where forensic science was key in, not only identifying the guilty, but also in clearing the innocent and freeing the wrongly convicted. Forensic Facts and Cold Cases - thanks to DNA analysis and new techniques, many cases once thought hopeless are being resolved.
"A first-class introduction and secular guide to the complexities and history of forensic science." -- BOOKLIST
"In 'Forensic Analysis and DNA in Criminal Investigations: Including Cold Cases Solved' bestselling true crime author RJ Parker takes the reader on an exciting tour behind the scenes and into the laboratory of forensic science. The book offers a fascinating history of forensic science and its key contributors. As always, Parker keeps the reader on the edge of his/her seat as he explains how forensic science and DNA analysis helped to solve complex and confounding cold cases. This book is a must read for anyone interested in the evolving science of criminal investigations. A fascinating book!"
--Dr. Scott Bonn, author of 'Why We Love Serial Killers: The Curious Appeal of the World's Most Savage Murderers'
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