* Retired Director of Forensic Sciences for Orange County, California
* Author, Crime Scene (Avon, 2002)
* Professor of Forensic Psychology, DeSales Univeristy, Center Valley, Pennsylvania
* Author, The Forensic Science of C.S.I. (Boulevard, 2001)
* Writes about forensic science and psychology for Court TV's Crime Library
* Professor, Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California at Irvine
* NPR Correspondent
On TV, it's a glamous career that almost always results in catching the bad guy. In real life, collecting evidence and investigating crime scenes can be tedious, inconclusive and takes much longer than an hour. On Talk of the Nation, join guest host Lynn Neary for a look at how police and scientists REALLY solve crimes.
NPR transcripts are created on a rush deadline by a contractor for NPR, and accuracy and availability may vary. This text may not be in its final form and may be updated or revised in the future. Please be aware that the authoritative record of NPR's programming is the audio.