"As an awareness-raising tool for non-forensic personnel, the manual provides a basic outline of the crime scene investigation process with a focus on why individual steps and actions are essential. An Annex provides examples of physical evidence that can be recovered from crime scenes, the information that can be obtained from subsequent forensic examinations, and sample cases where different types of physical evidence might be encountered"--Introduction and purpose, p. 1. At head of title: Laboratory and Scientific Section, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna. U.N. document symbol: ST/NAR/39. U.N. sales number: E.09.IV.5.