Do you see value in the peer review process? Between the New England Journal of Medicine, your local newspaper, and a television news report, which do you believe is a more credible source? Why? Explain your method of evaluation in determining if a source is reliable.
The body of your initial post should be at least 250 words in length. Support your claims with examples from this week’s required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.
You are the lead investigator of a small agency, which means your forensic lab is limited. You are called to a report of a decomposed body. Your scene is a decaying body lying in the shrub along a busy freeway. What are your steps in securing the scene and evidence? What steps will you take to correctly process this scene? Include and specifically address the following:
- How to thoroughly record a crime scene including searching the scene
- Packaging physical evidence
- Maintaining proper chain of custody
In your opinion, will this case be easy to solve? Why or why not?