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Is the scientification of criminal investigations a help or a hindrance in identifying the truth? Does the role of the Senior Investigating Officer now rely too much on ‘scientific’ methodologies when solving serious crime?

Abstract The use of scientific evidence in the process of criminal investigations has become an inseparable part of modern day policing, yet the process of crime investigation has only recently been exposed to academic scrutiny. In light of the recent developments in policing and the shifts towards ‘crime management’, this paper with make an attempt …