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Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition

This book is a practical, applied textbook that succinctly yet comprehensively covers the very latest in investigative tools and techniques as well as established investigative procedures.

By Karen Hess,

Christine Hess Orthmann,

ISBN: 9781435469938

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Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition is a practical, applied textbook that succinctly yet comprehensively covers the very latest in investigative tools and techniques as well as established investigative procedures.
The text stresses practical procedures, techniques, and applications of private and public investigations to provide learners with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. It seamlessly integrates coverage of modern investigative tools alongside discussion of established investigation policies, procedures, and techniques for the law enforcement officer. Coverage has been updated and enhanced for such important topics such as terrorism and homeland security, the ‘CSI Effect’, cybercrime, federal law enforcement investigations, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, ethics, and much more. Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition includes a carefully structured learning system, checklists, and visuals to make learning easy.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION.
1. Criminal Investigation: An Overview.
SECTION 2: BASIC INVESTIGATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES.
2. Documenting the Crime Scene: Note Taking, Photographing and Sketching.
3. Writing Effective Reports.
4. Searches.
5. Forensics/Physical Evidence.
6. Obtaining Information and Intelligence.
7. Identifying and Arresting Suspects.
SECTION 3: INVESTIGATING VIOLENT CRIMES.
8. Death Investigations.
9. Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking and Elder Abuse.
10. Sex Offenses.
11. Crimes against Children.
12. Robbery.
SECTION 4: INVESTIGATING CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY.
13. Burglary.
14. Larceny/Theft, Fraud and White-Collar Crime.
15. Motor Vehicle Theft.
16. Arson, Bombs and Explosives.
SECTION 5: OTHER CHALLENGES TO THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR.
17. Computer Crime.
18. A Dual Threat: Drug-Related Crime and Organized Crime.
19. Criminal Activities of Gangs and Other Dangerous Groups.
20. Terrorism and Homeland Security.
21. Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Court.
Appendix A: Patrol Crime Scene Management Checklist.
Appendix B: Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Case Review Solvability Chart.
Appendix C: Sudden In-Custody Death: An Investigator’s Checklist.
Appendix D: Death Scene Checklist.
Appendix E: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Cold Case Solvability Criteria.
Appendix F: Sample Form for Reporting Bias Crime.
Glossary.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

Published:  2010

Hardcover

Pages:  720

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