A thorough revision of the landmark book that standardized the language, terminology, and classifications used throughout the criminal justice system, Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition now adds new coverage of areas affected by globalization and new technologies, as well as new crime scene examples and analyses. Coauthored by accomplished experts in the field, it is the definitive crime classification text for law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals, forensic scientists, and those whose work brings them into contact with either offenders or victims of violent crime.
JOHN E. DOUGLAS has been an FBI agent for over thirty years. One of the most successful and best-known true crime authors in the country, his many books include the New York Times bestseller Mind Hunter, which first introduced the public to the idea of psychological profiles as a tool in hunting down killers.
ANN W. BURGESS, RN, DNSc, is the author of nine textbooks on psychiatric nursing and crisis intervention and ten books on assessment and treatment of child, adolescent, and adult sexual assault victims and serial offenders.
ALLEN G. BURGESS is a former associate professor in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University in Boston.
ROBERT K. RESSLER, MS, is a twenty-year veteran of the FBI. He developed many of the programs that led to the formulation of the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.
Part I: The Classifications
Chapter 1 Crime Classification: Past and Present
Chapter 2 Criminal Investigative Concepts in Crime Scene Analysis
John E. Douglas and Lauren K. Douglas
Chapter 3 The Impact of the Internet, Technology and Forensics on Crime Investigation
John E. Douglas, Lauren K. Douglas and Stefan R. Treffers
Chapter 4 Local, Federal and International Agencies
Chapter 5 Classifying Crimes by Severity: From Aggravators to Depravity
Part Two: The Classifications
Chapter 6 Criminal Enterprise Homicide
Chapter 7 Personal Cause Homicide
Chapter 8 Sexual Homicide
Chapter 9 Extremist and Medical Homicide
Chapter 10 Group Cause Homicide
Chapter 11 Arson/Bombing
Chapter 12 Rape and Sexual Assault
Chapter 13 Nonlethal Crimes
Chapter 14 Computer Crimes
Allen G. Burgess
Part III Crime Analysis and Investigation
Chapter 15 Increased Globalization of Crime
Stefan R. Treffers
Chapter 16 Mass and Serial Homicide
Chapter 17 Poison and Biological Agents as Weapons
Part IV Legal Issues
Chapter 18 Interviewing, Interrogation and Criminal Confessions
Gregory M. Cooper, Michael P. Napier & Susan H. Adams
Chapter 19 Wrongful Convictions: Causes, Solutions, and Case Studies