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How is OSCR360 helping the Ward County Sheriff’s Department (ND) revisit the crime scene?

Captain Kraft of the Ward County Sheriff’s Office has found OSCR360 to be an invaluable resource. As a supervisor, Kraft isn’t always able to make it out to crime scenes in person. Anytime there is a suspicious death or other scene that needs quick overall images, his investigators photograph the scene using OSCR360 and present the case to Captain Kraft back at the office. They have also integrated their close-up photos from criminal cases into the OSCR360 software.

In what ways is a crime scene documented?

In what ways is a crime scene documented?

There’s a certain “Zen” in what ways a crime scene is documented. Thinking behind documentation – “finding mindful awareness of the present” – is as important as methods used. An investigator can have all the current tech available to document a crime, but if they aren’t “in the moment,” their case can fall apart.

How to document a crime scene - evidence collection

How to Document a Crime Scene? What are the Critical Aspects of Evidence Collection

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103rd International Association for Identification

103rd International Association for Identification (IAI) Conference Wrap Up

Travel a 20-year detour in public service, stick to your standards, add some professional doubt, and you just might surpass your career goals after all. That’s what L-Tron Corporation’s Andrew McNeill did last month at the 103rd International Association for Identification (IAI) Educational Conference. The retired Monroe County Sheriff’s Deputy and certified IAI Senior Crime Scene …

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CSI Effect

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Written by Carmella Giancursio Crime and courtroom dramas captivate millions of viewers worldwide, so it comes as no surprise to discover popular shows like CSI and Law and Order have huge impact off-screen. Many judges and attorneys report an increase in a phenomenon known as the “CSI Effect.” The CSI Effect is thought to be …

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