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Forensic Science for Healthcare Professionals

Uses of Mobile Application in Crime Scene Investigation

Generally, crime scene is a place where the crime occurred. Crime scene reporting is an integral part of investigation and reconstruction. An Investigating Officer normally documents the crime scene with the help of photography, recording, sketching, and notes taking. Measurements for the overall crime scene and the documentation for permanent records, trial review, and crime reconstruction will be taken during crime scene sketching.  Usually, measurement taking is a tedious task and time consuming as well. It requires much effort and several personals involvement. Below, I would like to mention that in one of the study, how successfully I have used mobile applications in IoS, and Android to measure the crime scene and the evidences. This was done in a more sophisticated way and was way easier than the traditional measuring tape method.  The accuracy of smartphone applications for crime scene measurements has not been analyzed widely so far. Previously few works have been