# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Forensic Technology Task 1530800955

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Describe evidence-collection techniques.

Definition

Demonstration should include
  • using appropriate packaging procedures for each piece of evidence
  • labeling each piece of evidence correctly
  • minimizing cross-contamination
  • following chain-of-custody procedures.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is a chain-of-custody procedure important?
  • Why does evidence need to be packaged and sealed?
  • What is the procedure for packaging evidence?
  • What is the procedure for maintaining the chain of custody?
  • Why is it important to separately package evidence?
  • Why should investigators collect control samples from the victim?

Other Related Standards

ITEEA National Standards

2. The Core Concepts of Technology