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Organic Analysis,Inorganic Analysis,The microscope

Forensic Investigators examine the TRACE ELEMENTS of the earth that is present in all types of metallic objects as well as glass, fibers and soil.

1)Discuss the trace elements of Antimony/Silver Concentrations in the metallic bullets from the forensic files of the President Kennedy Assassination listed Table 6-3. What are your conclusions about this evidence? Why is this case considered a Cold Case?

How are bullets collected and preserved?

2)Now that we are familiar with the science of evidence collection and preservation, discuss the enormous extent of the Boston Marathon evidence collection and preservation. Pieces of evidence were found on the roof of the buildings and miles away in Watertown, Mass-the final scene. Discuss the fact that a total of 9,000 personnel are part of this crime scene investigation! WOW! Discuss the logistic coordination of that enormous number of investigators, criminalists, police officers, etc. people!

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1)Discuss the trace elements of Antimony/Silver Concentrations in the metallic bullets from the forensic files of the President Kennedy Assassination listed Table 6-3. What are your conclusions about this evidence? Why is this case considered a Cold Case?

The trace elements found are inconclusive and this is why it is considered a Cold Case. Whenever there isn't any conclusive evidence to support one theory over another, the case becomes cold because no suspects are known to authorities. Therefore, the inconclusiveness of the ...

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An organic analysis, inorganic analysis using a microscope for trace elements is defined. The conclusion regarding the trade element concentrations are provided.

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