FORENSIC FOOTWEAR EVIDENCE (CRC Press 2016) is a totally new book published in 2016 with over 300 new color photographs and illustrations. Its twenty-one chapters cover the entire field of this form of physical evidence.
It is of interest to forensic footwear examiners, crime scene technicians, first responders and other law enforcement professionals, forensic laboratories, police training facilities, high school and college forensic libraries, and both prosecution and defense attorneys.
"FOOTWEAR IMPRESSION EVIDENCE, Detection, Recovery and Examination" is recognized worldwide as the most complete and authoritative source in the field. Now in its 2nd Edition, the entire field of footwear impression evidence is covered. The textbook is 497 pages and contains approximately 300 photographs and illustrations.
The first five chapters cover basic information about the formation and detection of footwear impressions, and about the methods used to recover and enhance those impressions. Those chapters include the topics of photography, casting and lifting impressions at the crime scene as well as both crime scene and laboratory enhancement of bloody and non-bloody impressions. Other chapters cover shoe sizing, manufacturing of shoes, methods to obtain known shoe exemplars, class, wear and identifying characteristics and their significance in the examination process. New in this 2nd Edition are also chapters on actual case examples, on the footwear evidence in both the criminal and civil O. J. Simpson trials and on barefoot impression evidence.
The book is of interest to all Law Enforcement Professionals, Forensic Laboratories, Prosecutors, Defense Attorneys, Forensic Examiners, Crime Scene technicians, Police Academies, and Police Training Facilities.
"FOOTWEAR IMPRESSION EVIDENCE, Detection, Recovery & Examination" 2nd Edition is available from www.crcpress.com