Fire Investigation and Arson Laboratory Activity Report

At the conclusion of each lab project, a written report will be required. This is your opportunity to show the instructor what you have learned from the weekly content by focusing on the criteria listed below. Your lab report should display critical thinking as well as demonstrate a grasp of how the information in this week’s class builds on previous class materials. Your report must address the following elements:  Explain how to process and retrieve trace evidence as it relates to fire, arson, and explosives. Evaluate accepted methodologies employed in contemporary crime scene management in relation to fire, arson, and explosives investigations.  Analyze commonly accepted forensic techniques and contemporary specialized techniques available for investigations of fire, arson, and explosives. Examine judicial expectations and requirements relative to the admittance of evidence collected by forensic crime scene investigators in fire, arson, and explosive investigations. The Laboratory Activity Report: Must be approximately 1,000 words in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Ashford Writing Center  (Links to an external site.) Links to an external site. . Must include a separate title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted Must use at least two sources in addition to the course text and lab manual. The Scholarly, Peer Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment.

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