On June 13, 1994, Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman were found murdered in front of her Bundy Condominium .Patrol officers received a disturbance call at Nicole Simpson's residence. They arrived on scene and discovered two bodies. they checked to determine that the two subjects were dead. The officers contacted the detectives on duty.The officers' duties included making sure that no unauthorized people may enter the scene. They also have to protect all possible evidences left by the suspect. In this case, the officers did not do a very good job at securing the scene. They had allowed unauthorized officers the go through the scene allowing contamination to the crime scene.
The first officers on the scene had taken notes regarding the scene. Once the investigators arrived they should have taken over, more detailed notes were taken, sketches of the scene were made, photographs taken and markings were made where Nicole Simpson's and Ron Goldman's body was and the patterns in which the blood had splattered. The pictures needs to show where everything was and the exact location of all evidence, these pictures, sketches and reports would be used in court to defense exclude the suspect in question, or the prosecution in identifying the suspect. .
The reports would show a description of the scene, date, time, location, victims' description, and wounds of the victims this will help investigators reconstruct when and how the crime was committed. While the investigators are doing their job, it is the job of another team to take statements n from witnesses could possibly help the police determine the time of the incident and /or even a suspect description. All the neighbors of Nicole Simpson were interviewed. Their statements helped in the establishment of the time of the incident. .
The importance of crime scene security is crucial. If anything is altered in anyway, touched, moved, a phone call made from the scene, a collector coughing or sneezing could contaminate evidence.