Question 1 What Saint Leo core value would you apply to the
use of non-destructive methods of photography and sketching for collecting and
preserving crime scene evidence?
Question 2 What do the initials SLR stand for? In what
respect is SLR an advantage? How does this differ from manual photography?
Question 3 List the three (3) types of measurement methods
discussed in the readings (this does not refer to using a tape measure or
ruler). What are the benefits and/or drawbacks of each type of method for crime
Question 4 What are the five (5) general categories (types)
of crime scene photos you should attempt to take? Why is each type necessary?
What does it capture?
Question 5 List at least two (2) reasons for using video to
preserve a crime scene. What pitfalls should you avoid when videotaping a
Question 6 List the four (4) types of sketch pattern types
discussed in the readings (this does not refer to a rough/final sketch). What
are the benefits of each type of sketch for crime scene preservation?
Question 7 What is an “f/stop?” Why is important for taking
photographs? What is meant by “shutter speed?” Why is it also important for
Question 8 You should train yourself to make sure the
evidence at a scene is DICED. What does DICED refer to? (List all steps.)
Question 9 You are working a nighttime traffic accident
crime scene and have a manual/film camera (the digital camera is in the shop
being fixed). What kind of film speed (ISO) would you use? What f/stop and
shutter speed settings would you use? What lens would be best? What information
should you list on your first frame/image/photo? What photographic technique
could you employ to “lighten up” your crime scene?
Question 10 The word
photography is loosely stemmed from the Greek words phos and graphis. What does
it mean? How does this work?