Required Course Texts and Supplementary Materials
“Criminal Investigation” 10th Edition. Orthmann and Hess
Read Chapter 3 and 5
As technology advances, there are more and more ethical and moral issues revolving around the use of scientific evidence. The book cites an example on page 155 of a suspect being identified through DNA left by a family member at a doctor’s appointment. Do you think that obtaining evidence in that manner is ethical? Does it matter whether it is for a serious crime or not? Respond to two fellow students posts.
Many police departments are going to a process that allows citizens to make some crime reports online. What do you think the advantages and disadvantages are of allowing this.