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How should evidence be handled?

Jagadeesh Narayanareddy, biological evidence, collection, preservation, packaging and storage of evidence, police

In this lesson, Dr Narayanareddy explains the manner of collection, packaging and preservation of evidence collected during medical examination.

After watching this video, think about the discussion on the movement and handling of evidence in your jurisdiction. Some aspects for you to reflect on:

  • Are there any guidelines for police or crime scene units for collection of evidence?
  • Do the police have facilities to ensure proper packaging and storage of evidence?
  • What are the legal consequences for the appreciation of evidence that may not be properly packaged, stored or handled?
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