shows such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigations have brought the role of the crime scene investigator to the public, raising interest in forensic science.

Explain what is meant by the term “CSI Effect” and the impact that it is having on investigations and evidence collection. Develop a hypothetical scenario where evidentiary items are present that would potentially be impacted by this phenomenon. Identify those items and provide an explanation for why this may occur. (Discussion board post, will need 2 replies as well).