1. Police investigating an apparent suicide collect the following items at the scene: A note purportedly written by the victim, a revolver bearing very faint fingerprints, and traces of skin and blood under the victim’s fingernails.
What units of the crime laboratory will examine each piece of evidence?
2. What kind of search pattern(s) would investigators be most likely to employ in each of the following situations:
a) Two people searching a small area with well-defined boundaries.
b) Several people searching a large area
c) A single person searching a large area