It may seem simple to block off a crime scene in a correctional facility, but many mistakes can occur during crime scene preservation.
In the following video, Corrections1 columnist Gary York outlines the main objectives for COs immediately following a crime, which include:
- Preventing crime scene contamination;
- Preventing loss of evidence;
- Preventing tampering with evidence;
- Preventing damage to the crime scene.
After viewing the video, evaluate your crime scene management knowledge by completing this short quiz: