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Blackburn, Lynn Huggins

Summary: "When the Carrington dive team discovers an encrypted laptop with connection to an open murder case, detective Adam Campbell turns to the only person he can trust--but what they find may require a choice between loyalty and the truth"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BLA

Bailey, Lisa

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "Told with unflinching honesty and a touch of gallows humor, CLAY AND BONES is the personal memoir of the first female forensic sculptor in the FBI"--Front jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicago Review Press 2024

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BAILEY, LISA BAI

Leitner, Tamara

Summary: "In April 1999, reporter Tamara Leitner woke to an active crime scene outside her Arizona apartment. Her neighbor had been sexually assaulted by a man who would later be identified as Claude Dean Hull II, a serial rapist who escaped justice for decades. New identities. New states. New victims--more than one hundred suspected across the country and thousands more victimized in myriad ways....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas & Mercer 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 LEI

Humes, Edward

Summary: "More than a gripping detective story, Burned is a shocking tale that upends the almost universal confidence we have in flawed forensics -- the "CSI" so long celebrated in fiction and film-- that has put thousands in prison as our justice system chose toembrace junk science over protecting the innocent. On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.152 HUM

Humes, Edward

Summary: "On an April night in 1989, three small children perished in a Los Angeles apartment fire. Their young mother, Jo Ann Parks, escaped unharmed. Based on forensic evidence, Parks was later convicted, sentenced to life in prison without parole. Now a young lawyer with the California Innocence Project is challenging the conviction and the so-called "science" behind it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Summary: After David Kim's sixteen-year-old daughter goes missing, a local investigation is opened and a detective is assigned to the case. But 37 hours later and without a single lead, David decides to search the one place no one has looked yet, where all secrets are kept today: his daughter's laptop. David must trace his daughter's digital footprints before she disappears forever.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE SEA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD SEA

Adshead, Gwen.

Summary: What drives someone to commit an act of terrible violence? Drawing from her thirty years' experience in working with people who have committed serious offenses, Dr. Gwen Adshead provides fresh and surprising insights into violence and the mind. Through a collaboration with coauthor Eileen Horne, Dr. Adshead brings her extraordinary career to life in a series of unflinching portraits. In...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 155.232 ADS

Prokos, Anna

Summary: "Book introduces the reader to Forensic Science"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press/Scholastic 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.25 PRO

Summary: Unlike what's seen on TV crime shows, forensic science often requires weeks or months to produce results, and-although it's far from boring-it rarely involves confronting a suspect. This program debunks pop-culture stereotypes and illuminates the real-world chemistry, biology, and physics of criminology. Exploring three main forensic science disciplines-field work, lab analysis, and medical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Fingerprint analysis, crime scene photography, the fine art of grave digging-these are only a few of the highlights on the path to mastering forensic science. This program follows the progress of students in the respected Forensic Science department at the University of Central Lancashire. As part of the Forensic Anthropology course, a third-year student has to put himself in the mind-set of a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: From the physics of bullet trajectories to the grim details of human decay, forensic science is a challenging discipline for any student to enter. This program ushers viewers into the prestigious Forensic Science department at the University of Central Lancashire in Great Britain. Tests and coursework involve ballistics experiments used to solve a shotgun shooting case; an introduction to blood...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Norton, Laurah

Summary: "Fans of true crime shows like CSI, NCIS, Criminal Minds, and Law and Order know that when it comes to "getting the bad guy" behind bars, your best chance of success boils down to the strength of your evidence-and the forensic science used to obtain it. Beyond the silver screen, forensic science has been used for decades to help solve even the most tough-to-crack cases. In 2018, the accused...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.25 NOR

Murray, Elizabeth A. (Elizabeth Ann)

Summary: This course is a journey through time and place from the perspective of forensic science and criminal history. It examines technical advancements and politics and legal issues regarding criminal investigations. The course includes Dr. Murray's own forensic casework.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 FOR
Call number: DVD 364 FOR

Black, Sue M.

Summary: "Sue Black confronts death every day. As Professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology, she focuses on mortal remains in her lab, at burial sites, at scenes of violence, murder and criminal dismemberment, and when investigating mass fatalities due to war, accident or natural disaster. In All That Remains she reveals the many faces of death she has come to know, using key cases to explore how...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BLACK, SUE BLA

Summary: Exploring both the capabilities and limitations of forensic science, this program guides viewers through real-world murder cases and studies ways a killer might thwart even the most advanced detection methods. Featuring commentary from criminology experts, the program explains techniques used to determine time and cause of death, such as the examination of insects in a corpse-or a pig carcass,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: In today’s judicial system, guilt or innocence can often be proven by science. DNA is a witness that can send a criminal to the death chamber or exonerate an innocent man. However, this increasing reliance on science may not always make the system more just. This episode of Investigative Reports examines several cases of crime lab fraud in Chicago, where some forensic scientists have...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2002

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Fabricant, M. Chris

Summary: "In 2012, the Innocence Project began searching for prisoners convicted by junk science, and three men, each convicted of capital murder, became M. Chris Fabricant's clients. Junk Science and the American Criminal Justice System chronicles the fights to overturn their wrongful convictions and to end the use of the "science" that destroyed their lives. Weaving together courtroom battles from...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Akashic Books 2022

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Starr, Douglas P.

Summary: With high drama and stunning detail, relates the infamous crime and punishment of French serial killer Joseph Vacher, interweaving the story of how Dr. Alexandre Lacassagne, Emile Fourquet and colleagues developed forensic science as we know it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 STA

Summary: Earth, air, fire, and water: according to some ancient theories, these four elements made up the cosmos. Beginning with the work of the Greek philosopher Democritus, this Science Screen Report describes how an accurate atomic theory developed and led to awareness of a wide variety of elements. Specific examples showing different configurations of these basic units of matter-including graphite...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Criminal investigators must be able to analyze any type of crime scene, be it a criminal's abandoned car or the elegant surroundings of a manor house. This program follows crime scene studies undertaken in the renowned Forensic Science department at the University of Central Lancashire in the U.K. Viewers accompany first-year Police and Criminal Investigation students as they gather evidence...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Creating a DNA profile, identifying skeleton parts, finding hidden graves-just a few loose ends to tie up before graduation! This program represents the culmination of three challenging years in the Forensic Science department at the University of Central Lancashire. But first, viewers follow a first-year student as she prepares for a genetic profiling exam and a second-year as she studies...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Although they perform a vital service, police dogs aren't the only creatures to keep track of at crime scenes-wild animals can play a role, too. This program studies the usefulness of canines and the often confusing influence of scavengers as it documents coursework at the University of Central Lancashire's Forensic Science department. In addition to portraying the police skills of man's best...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program provides a comprehensive introduction to the application of forensic science to crime scenes where human remains have been found. Promoting a team approach to crime scene analysis, Scott Fairgrieve, Tracy Oost, and Gerard Courtin, faculty members of the Department of Forensic Science at Laurentian University, cover the following topics: the decomposition timeline, identifying human...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: What happens when a deadly crime takes place and law enforcement puts all of its scientific resources into action? Can forensic science really solve a murder? This program follows scientists through a dramatized investigation, from the discovery of the crime scene through various stages of evidence analysis to the presentation of findings in court. Instead of Hollywood hype, viewers are given a...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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