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Remember that working a crime scene should be a team effort for you and your department. One of the best things you can do is train the field officers and the first responders about your capabilities.
How well do biocontainment and biosafety guidelines written for research facilities apply to medical examiners?
Feedback should be based on facts, on specific behaviors, and on direct observations. By using objective or quantitative measures wherever possible, you give your employees useful information that can serve as a basis for behavior change.
In a CSI age, we take forensic science for granted. New York did not have a medical examiner or forensic toxicologist until 1918, whose eventual arrival changed the landscape of crime investigation forever.