Fingerprints. Blood spatter. Gunshot residue. If these things intrigue rather than scare you, Forensic Science I: Secrets of the Dead will offer you the chance to dive into riveting crime scene analysis. These days, the world of law enforcement depends increasingly on DNA findings to unlock the secrets behind crimes and those who commit them. Learn how forensic science applies technology to make discoveries and bring criminals to justice. This course will focus on various techniques and practices used in the field during an official crime scene investigation and how clues and data are recorded and preserved. You will follow the entire forensic process—from pursuing the evidence trail to taking the findings to trial—examining how various elements of the crime scene are used to solve even the most heinous crimes.