ANSI/ASB Best Practice Recommendation 160

Best Practice Recommendation for Initial Response at Scenes by Law Enforcement Officers

First Edition, 2024
Best Practice Recommendation
Consensus Body: Crime Scene Investigation

This best practice recommendation provides guidance for the initial response by law enforcement officers (LEOs) to scenes. The guidance includes: arrival procedure, safety considerations, medical intervention, assessing the scene, preventing scene contamination, scene containment and control, evidence identification and preservation, turning the scene over to investigators, and documenting actions and observations. It does not include guidance for a complete scene investigation.

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