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Review Papers | Health and Medical Sciences | India | Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022
Crime Scene Investigation: The Basic Knowledge for a General Medical Practitioner
Abstract: Crime scene investigation plays an important role in the criminal investigation and preferably it must be conducted by a forensic scientist or crime scene investigator. However, in India, it is most commonly investigated by a police officer. It is under the care of the state police department. Sometimes, a forensic doctor may visit the crime scene examination to help the police investigating officer. Under certain conditions, a general medical practitioner may require to visit the crime scene and collect valuable physical evidence to help the law enforcement agencies. Due to a lack of training and experience, a general medical practitioner may face difficulty and legal problems.
Keywords: Crime scene, Forensic scientist, Physical evidence, Trace evidence, Medical practitioner
Edition: Volume 11 Issue 8, August 2022,
Pages: 106 - 108