Trace Evidence

Trace evidence is often the key to an investigation and may be your only evidence. It is critical to understand what trace evidence can do for the investigator. In a 1.5-2 page Essay, address the following prompts:

What is the composition of vehicle paint layers?

What is the best way to examine paint chips and how are they evaluated?

How is soil collected and preserved at a crime scene?

What standard/reference samples need to be collected?

How is soil examined?

What does the scientist look for?

Be sure to address all prompts and cite your sources in APA format.