: application of scientific techniques in collecting and analyzing physical evidence in criminal cases
Examples of criminalistics in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebHatten is still employed by the Las Vegas police department, assigned to the criminalistics bureau, which includes crime scene investigations, the Review-Journal reported.
Fox News, 29 Dec. 2021
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