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FSC239 Nov 16 2010

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Forensic Science
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FSC239thNovember 16 THE CENTRE OF FORENSIC SCIENCESThe Crime Lab Provide unbiased approach to analysis and report Within the ministry of community safety Lab stats CFS downtown does 91 of criminal related cases Almost 50 of work done by toxicology death prediction is most of the workCFSprocess over 10000 cases every year 40000 items submitted for analysis to their centre over 1500 court appearances by scientistsMission Statement Science is Justice Provide scientific expertise perform relevant scientific tests provide education and trainingConduct research Produce report and testimony that are understandable accurate objective and timely Forensic Used in connection with court of laws especially in relation to crime detectionLocards Exchange principle When any two objects come into contact there is always transference of material from each object onto anotherPreserving Evidence Keep evidence separate from each othersRoles of Forensic Science Identify objects and materials Revealing additional information Detecting and quantifying substances Comparing knowns to unknownsUse of Findings Support charges Eliminate suspicions Public safety and protections Public ServiceOur Clients Police investigations Lawyers Coroners Pathologists Other official investigatorsThe Centre Receiving Office CRO Role is to accept only evidence into their organization
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