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MODUS OPERANDI: WRITING/DRAWING AT CRIME SCENE

Data Element: MODUS OPERANDI: WRITING/DRAWING AT CRIME SCENE
Definition: A coded representation denoting the type of instrument or medium used by the perpetrator to write or draw at the crime scene.
Standard of Verification: Internal agency documents or electronic records.
Data Type: AN
Field Size: 2
Field Format: 2AN
Originating Teams: Corrections
User Teams: Corrections
Tables / Codes: 01 - None
02 - Knife/Sharp instrument
03 - Blood
04 - Writing instrument (e.g., pen/pencil/chalk/crayons)
05 - Lipstick
06 - Paint
07 - Feces
88 - Other
99 - Unknown
Comments: None
Page Info: DATE STANDARD ESTABLISHED: 6/01