This book will guide you through the concepts of Forensic Mapping as applicable for forensic documentation of crash and crime scenes using a Total Station. It is an indispensable book for new and experienced users in the field of Forensic Mapping of crash scenes or crime scenes. This publication, the first comprehensive text published on the subject of Forensic Mapping, provides a refreshing overview of the topic and a detailed discussion of the ingredients that combine together for effective and successful mapping of complex scenes.
Topics covered by this book:
What is Forensic Mapping?
Forensic Mapping Equipment (Total Stations and Data Collectors)
Set up Protocol
Shooting the Scene
Vehicle Damage Documentation
Crime Scene Documentation
Tools, Tips, and Techniques
Detailed Glossary of Mapping Terms
An Appendix with 13 helpful and fully printable PDF files