Daubert & Frye Admissible Evidence

Daubert & Frye: The History Behind Admissible Evidence

The question of courtroom admissibility is a hot topic – and for good reason. Prosecutors require strong evidence to obtain a conviction, whereas defense attorneys are seeking a “not guilty” verdict, or better yet, the case dismissed. When evidence gets thrown out by the court, it’s a huge win for the defense.

When it comes to admitting digital and photographic evidence into a courtroom to be used in a criminal case, there are four criteria each piece of evidence must meet: accuracy, authenticity, originality, and relevancy. 

crime scene lighting HDR

Crime Scene Lighting with OSCR360: The Benefits of HDR

Lighting is one of the most crucial elements of forensic photography. In order to gain the proper exposure and a fair and accurate picture of a scene, it’s important to consider: current lighting, how your equipment may adapt, and what you can do to achieve optimal crime scene lighting. Discover more about HDR capabilities and crime scene lighting in this blog.

crime scene investigations

What is Photographic Evidence vs. Digital Evidence?

Photographic evidence consists of the images captured by an investigator or forensic photographer at a crime scene that indicate critical information about the crime. A crime scene photographer has the responsibility to preserve a scene and document evidence exactly as it was originally found, with no room for interpretation.

On Scene with OSCR360: Desktop Software Assists in a Homicide Investigation

The investigations division of a Florida Sheriff’s Department is just one of the many agencies who recognized the benefits of the OSCR360 desktop software right from the start. While demoing OSCR360, one detective mentioned to me that they were working on a particularly controversial case involving multiple murders, circumstantial evidence, and more. The department was in the process of putting together a case overview – read how OSCR helped

OSCR360 featured in Evidence Tech Magazine

Press Release: Evidence Tech Magazine Highlights OSCR360 in May/June Toolkit

L-Tron Corporation is pleased to announce that OSCR360 has been featured in the May/June 2020 edition of Evidence Technology Magazine (ETM). The publication included OSCR360 in its “Tool Kit: Evidence Management” article, in a section entitled, “Preserving the Evidence (and Scene) with 360° Imagery.”

What three types of photographs are taken at crime scenes?

Forensic Photography: What types of photographs are taken at crime scenes?

Photography is the primary tool for crime scene documentation. Proper crime scene photography is a deliberate and systematic process. Its main purpose is to visually convey all aspects of the scene to someone who wasn’t there. To accomplish this, all crime scene photography consists of three basic types of photographs: overall, mid-range, and close-up.

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