Explain which scientific techniques would be used for biological and non-biological evidence such as hair and fiber both at a crime scene and later in the lab

Explain which scientific techniques would be used for biological and non-biological evidence such as hair and fiber both at a crime scene and later in the lab. Cite examples.

 

Hair and Fiber Analysis
Prior to beginning this activity please review the required resources:

Watch:

Forensic scientists and the theory of interchange (Links to an external site.)

How to collect hair and fiber evidence at a crime scene (Links to an external site.)

Hair evidence (Links to an external site.)

Hair strands could reveal lifestyle secrets of criminals (Links to an external site.)

Read: Read through the following sources some and paraphrased further down in the document.

Deedrick D. (2000 July). Hairs fibers crime and evidence; Part 1: Hair evidence. Forensic Science Communications 2(3). Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved from https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications/fsc/july2000/deedric1.htm
Deedrick D. (2000 July). Hairs fibers crime and evidence; Part 2: Fiber evidence Forensic Science Communications 2(3). Federal Bureau of Investigation. Retrieved from https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/about-us/lab/forensic-science-communications/fsc/july2000/deedric3.htm
Dutelle A. W. (2016). An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation (3rd Ed.). Retrieved from https://www.uaglobalcampus.vitalsource.com/

Your paper should address the following elements:

Explain which scientific techniques would be used for biological and non-biological evidence such as hair and fiber both at a crime scene and later in the lab. Cite examples.

Evaluate how hair and fiber analysis might contribute to the investigation and any subsequent court proceedings.

Explain how forensic scientific techniques related to hair and fiber analysis has evolved throughout history.

The Hair and Fiber Analysis paper

Must be approximately 1000 words (approximately four double-spaced pages in length not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center (Links to an external site.).

Must include a separate title page with the following:

Title of paper
Student’s name
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Date submitted

Must use at least two scholarly peer reviewed and/or other credible sources in addition to the required resources.

The Scholarly Peer Reviewed and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.

Must document all sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.

Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.

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