|Title of host publication||Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences|
|Subtitle of host publication||Second Edition|
|Editors||Jay A. Siegel, Pekka J. Saukko, Max M. Houck|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2013|
Forensic intelligence broadens the role and scope of forensic science. Traditionally, forensic science is understood narrowly as supporting the court process, whereas the information potential conveyed by marks left or material taken by a person during an unlawful act (such as a burglary or a fraudulent action) goes far beyond this. Connections with crime analysis and investigation are presented and illustrated through examples.