This is the assignment that i will need help with, no less than 200 words.
Its due by 20 Feb 2013
Activity B: Procedure for Photographing a Crime Scene
While a policy describes a principle or rule to guide decisions that should result in some desired outcome (describes what and why), a procedure outlines the steps to achieve the desired outcome (describes what, how, where, and when). Use the outline below to create a procedure for photographing a crime scene. If you wish, you make the procedure specific to either still photographs or video.
Procedure Statement: In general terms, what should the procedure accomplish?
Statement of Purpose: It should address the importance of maintaining a proper chain of custody and having the photo be admissible in court–think relevance, authentication, how gruesome can the photo be, and nudity.
Terms and Definitions: These are the terms used in this policy and their definition.
Specific Responsibilities: You may add more under this heading if you feel it is necessary.
Crime Scene Protection: Describe the initial steps to be taken in securing the scene and preparing to photograph.
Equipment: Describe what equipment you would normally take along, such as a camera and lighting.
Safety Precautions: What do you need to do to ensure your safety?
Types of Photos: Think long shots to take in as much of the crime scene as possible and close-ups to show detail. What notes, such as camera settings and distance to object, will you keep concerning the photo?
Photo Identification: Describe how you will ensure that you can identify the photo at some later date. Remember that you must be able to verify that the photo is a fair and accurate representation of the crime scene.
Chain of Custody: If you must release the photos to someone else, what steps/forms will be used to maintain the chain of custody?
Storage of Photos: Describe how the photos will be preserved and precautions that must be addressed. What format will you use (TIFF, Bitmap, JPEG)?
Reconstruction of the Crime Scene: What will you do if you arrive at the scene and find that the crime scene has been altered or objects moved?
Presentation at Trial: Describe how the photos