Forensic Crime Scene Reconstruction Law and Legal Definition

Forensic crime scene reconstruction refers to the process of determining the sequence of events about what occurred during and after a crime. Forensic reconstructions can be considered both a scientific fact gathering as well as a logical evaluation process.

Requirements for crime scene reconstruction are:

a. physical evidence;

b. photographs from scene and autopsy;

c. forensic evidence including blood spatter evidence and fibers;

d. ballistic, trajectory and shooting reconstruction;

e. notes, measurements, and sketches;

f. footprints, tire prints and other impression evidence;

g. eyewitness reports or interviews;

h. accident reconstruction; and

i. sexual assault reconstruction.