Essay on Reconstructing the Past

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Courtney Sands
December 4, 2015
Professor Sever
Criminal Investigation Unit 2: Reconstructing the Past As we are covering unit two within our discussion and seminar. As the assignment was presented to us. We have to discuss the methods of inquiry and how they are used in criminal investigations, then the steps to reconstruct a case and how we illustrate the concepts through a hearsay case, then understanding the fundamentals are identified witness, offenders, connecting evidence from the scene. A method of inquiry must be based on the assembly of the obvious, experimental, and measureable evidence subject to specific value of reasoning. It is part of the technical method, and they are used as part of a criminal investigation
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Controlled testing or experimentation of possible physical activity must be done to collaborate the reconstruction hypothesis. Final the stage is the theory formation is described as additional information may be acquired during the investigation about the condition of the victim or suspect, the activities of the individuals involved, accuracy of witness accounts, and other information about the circumstances surrounding the events. All the verifiable investigation information, physical evidence analysis and interpretation, and experimental results must be considered in testing and attempting to verify the hypothesis. When has be thoroughly tested and verified by analysis, it can be considered a plausible theory. There are six different stages for how to reconstruct a crime see, and understanding the identifying witnesses, offenders, and connecting evidences from the crime scene. The first stage is profiling inputs stage. Which is begins the stage of criminal profile generating process, comprehensive case mater for accurate profiling. Criminological information is involving the autopsy report with toxicology results, autopsy photographs, then photographs of the cleansed wounds, contains medical examiners findings and impression with estimated time and cause of death, type of weapon, and sequenced of wounds received. Statistics and snapshots can reveal significant elements as the risk level of the victim, degree of control by the offender, the