Forensic Team Analysis

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It is well known that Forensic team need to identify victims and analyze evidences to prove the crimes. However, analyzing evidence from crime scenes and identifying victims are goals of Forensic Science teams. Therefore, as a member of a Forensic Science team, the anthropologist play an important role in the team because of the technological skills of rebuilding faces or determining fingerprints to help the team in Disaster Victim Identification (DVI). As a result , the anthropologist is one of the most important member of Forensic Science team. As for the techniques, anthropologist can use some tradition ways to Identify the unknown victims in a Forensics team such as rebuilding the faces by using the skull of the victims. As Kilgannon…show more content…
First of all, it is well known that there is a lot of money will be spent on DVI by analysing DNA, but the participation of Forensics decreased the cost of money and save more time in DVI observably, because they use some “simple” ways to achieve the “expensive” goal which is analysing skeleton. According to Mundorff opinion (2012), "Historically, anthropological involvement in DVI operations has been limited to developing biological profiles from skeletal remains to aid in identification." (pg.131-139) For example, rebuilding faces by using sculpture is a very effective way because it cost a little money and the Forensics team will receive an result which is beyond Imagination. Therefore, Forensics anthropologist are becoming more and more important for Forensics team. Also, bodies are an important part of DVI for Forensics team. However, the anthropologist have the major knowledge in this subject field, so, the Forensics anthropologist are suitable for this job exactly as Mundorff says (2012), "Most forensic anthropologists, like forensic archaeologists, have extensive field experience in searching for, mapping, and recovering human remains. These skills make forensic anthropologists valuable in the initial assessment of any disaster scene." (pg.131-139) Therefore, the knowledge and the working experience is important for the Forensics team, and it promote the value of Forensics anthropologist in the Forensics team. In conclusion, unknown victims should be identified by Forensic team especially Forensic anthropologists, so they play an important role in the Forensic team because of the technological skills of rebuilding faces or determining fingerprints are helpful in Disaster Victim Identification (DVI). Based on these methods, the anthropologist will become one of the most important members of
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