ASTM E1843 - 16 - Standard Guide for Sexual Assault Investigation, Examination, and Evidence Collection

ASTM E1843 - 16

Standard Guide for Sexual Assault Investigation, Examination, and Evidence Collection

Status : Current   Published : March 2016

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1.1 This guide covers the basic components for the development of a sexual assault investigation protocol, with specific attention to the examination of assault scenes, victims and suspects of sexual assault, the recovery of testimonial, physical, and behavioral evidence, and the preservation and custody of physical evidence.

1.2 This guide outlines procedures requiring the experience of experts in a diversity of fields. A multidisciplinary team approach to sexual assault investigation is necessary and is the current standard of care. This team should include members skilled in the following disciplines: law enforcement, criminalistics, victim advocacy, and clinical, forensic practice.

1.3 This guide offers a set of instructions for performing one or more specific operations. This standard cannot replace knowledge, skill, or ability acquired through appropriate education, training, and experience and should be used in conjunction with sound professional judgment.

1.4  This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.




Standard NumberASTM E1843 - 16
TitleStandard Guide for Sexual Assault Investigation, Examination, and Evidence Collection
StatusCurrent
Publication Date01 March 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Descriptors Criminal investigation, Criminalistics, Forensic sciences, Sexual assault
ICS11.020.99
PublisherASTM
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages3
File Size60 KB
Price£36.00


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