This textbook provides students and law enforcement officers with the fundamentals of the criminal investigation process, from arrival on the scene to trial procedures. Written in a clear and simple style, Criminal Investigation: Law and Practice surpasses traditional texts by presenting a unique combination of legal, technical, and procedural aspects of the criminal investigation. The hands-on approach taken by the author helps to increase the learning experience. Criminal Investigation: Law and Practice, Second Edition, has been written to provide future law enforcement officers with a basic understanding of the investigative process. It merges two areas that are crucial to the successful completion of an investigation: the law, both criminal and procedural, and criminal investigative techniques. It is writen to provide the student investigator with the information needed to complete and investigation that can result in a successful prosecution.
Introduction to Criminal Investigation; The Investigator and the Law; Managing Criminal Investigations and the Intelligence Function; Collection and Preservation of Evidence; Investigative Leads; Interviewing; Interrogation of Suspects; Crimes of Violence: Assaults, Injury, and Death Investigation; Sex Offences; Robbery, Burglary, and Stealing Investigation; Arson and Bomb Investigation; Drug Investigations; Fugitive Investigation, Case Preparation and Presentation of Evidence; Criminal Investigations in the 20th Century.
Paperback, 348 pages, publication date: MAR-2001