scene-of-crime love

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  • Hall's scene-of-crime kit includes a collapsible net to capture adult flies, a magnifying glass, a digital thermometer, a small cube of high technology called a data logger (it checks and records the temperature at the scene every hour), and a small plastic airline coffee spoon that's "brilliant for scooping up maggots".

    Lords of the flies: the insect detectives

  • “The scene-of-crime squad also found a small bottle of eyedrops—”

    FALSE MERMAID

  • He walked up to the house and stooped under the police tape and entered the building just as the bulb in the scene-of-crime officer's camera flashed.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • Suppose a suspect's DNA profile matches the scene-of-crime sample.

    Archive 2004-12-01

  • At this point, the scene-of-crime teams are still on the site, along with some of the best forensic experts in the world.

    Dance Of Death

  • Museum Drive was packed with police vehicles, unmarked cars, and scene-of-crime vans, these in turn surrounded by television vans and a seething crowd of reporters.

    Dance Of Death

  • ` Might have been here a while, 'the scene-of-crime officer offered.

    Fleshmarket Close

  • This was where all the activity was: scene-of-crime officers; photographers;

    Fleshmarket Close

  • A large part of the crop was ruined, crushed under the feet of detectives, scene-of-crime officers, a police surgeon, a pathologist, and police photographers.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • Fallowell turned away to supervise his scene-of-crime team and the park keeper was left to ponder.

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

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