When crime scene investigators reach a certain crime scene, they employ different approach since there are differing elements involved. Despite the complex difference for each one, investigators employ basic investigation protocol that are necessary steps toward finding clues for a given crime.
During Crime Scene Examination
Upon reaching the site of the crime, investigators approach in a methodical and careful manner. Search for evidence then begins. If there are other officer/s who have reached the scene first, most would start to gather information already available. Since you cannot prevent people from gathering around a crime scene due to curiosity, you must emphasize the need to preserve the crime scene since any slight changes could intervene with the investigation efforts.
If there is a body involved, examine it for wounds or any items that could motivate the crime. If not, then carefully observe around the area surrounding the body. If there are any items of evidential value, then take note of them. Every investigator knows that there are three dimensions to a crime scene, so examine all of them closely. When writing notes, always put details to...