Forensic Science In Criminal Investigation And Trials




Forensic Science in Criminal Investigation and Trials is intended to assist the criminal justice system to understand the potentialities, the limitation and the process of forensic science. It is an encyclopedic comprehensive guide, a practical multi-professional treatise, written in non-technical language

Key Features:

  • A book for professionals dealing with in the area of forensic science
  • Complex topics are written in a non-technical language making it easy to understand
  • Concepts are explained with the help of applicable statutes and judgments
  • Adopts a lucid and analytical approach

New to this edition

  • Updated with latest tools and techniques developed after the publishing of previous edition
  • Includes new concepts introduced in the area of forensic science
  • Updated with latest legal position and landmark judgments
  • Redundant content is deleted to maintain relevance to the topic

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About Author

Dr. B.R. Sharma has his basic education in chemistry. He worked for M.Sc. (Hons.) and Ph. D. in Delhi University Laboratories alter obtaining his B.Sc. (Hons.) degree from Punjab University. Dr. Sharma, just before completion of his Ph.D. degree, was selected as Director, C.I.D. Scientific Laboratory, Punjab at the age of 26. Dr. Sharma has been heading, since then, various Forensic Science Institutions, (State ES.L. in Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Union Territories; CFSL, (GOL, MHA), Chandigarh, etc.). He retired in September 1993. Dr. Sharma has his rigorous training in documents in Scotland and has been a teacher in Forensic Science for about three decades. His appointments include Honorary Visiting Professor to Punjab University, Guest faculty member to Punjabi University, Patiala, Dr. H.S. Gaur University, Sagar, National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Central Detective Training School and numerous zonal/Regional Staff Training Colleges of various Banks (SBI, PNB, Canara Bank, SBOP, P&S Bank, Former NBI, etc.). Dr. Sharma has done extensive research work. His researches in the identification of initials, digital writings, rubrics and symbols through Natural Variants remains unique piece of research in documents examination. He has guided doctoral thesis research. He has authored in about 100 papers /articles both in Indian and foreign journals.

His other works are:

Firearms in Criminal Investigation and Trials, Bank Frauds-Prevention and Detection, Footprints Tracks and Trails, Scientific Criminal Investigation, Genie against Crime, etc.