Criminalistics



[krim-uh-nl-is-tiks] /ˌkrɪm ə nlˈɪs tɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
1.
the scientific study and evaluation of physical evidence in the commission of crimes.
2.
the science dealing with the detection of crime and the apprehension of criminals.

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