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Criminal Investigation

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Edition:
3rd
ISBN13:

9780028009285

ISBN10:
0028009282
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
1/5/1998
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages

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Summary

This new edition of Criminal Investigation presents the basic principles of criminal investigation, including current investigative procedures used in the handling of crime scenes, interviewing and interrogating suspects and witnesses, gathering and preserving evidence, conducting surveillance, writing reports, establishing modus operandi, and using technical resources. It also covers the prevention and suppression of crimes and the apprehension of criminals. Written in a practical, down-to-earth style, it gives special attention to helping students understand the legal aspects of collecting and processing evidence to ensure that their work stands up in court.

Table of Contents

Part One: An Orientation to Investigation 1(119)
Chapter 1 Basic Grounding and Overview
1(17)
Chapter 2 The Preliminary Investigation
18(20)
Chapter 3 Preserving the Crime Scene
38(22)
Chapter 4 Physical Evidence
60(38)
Chapter 5 Criminal Patterns
98(22)
Part Two: Gathering and Organizing Information 120(120)
Chapter 6 Interviews and Interrogations
120(38)
Chapter 7 Fingerprints
158(24)
Chapter 8 From Surveillance to Records and Files
182(22)
Chapter 9 Writing Reports
204(36)
Part Three: Crimes Against People 240(122)
Chapter 10 Robbery
240(20)
Chapter 11 Assault
260(16)
Chapter 12 Sexual Assault and Rape
276(22)
Chapter 13 Kidnapping and Extortion
298(26)
Chapter 14 Homicide
324(38)
Part Four: Crimes Against Property 362(98)
Chapter 15 Burglary
362(22)
Chapter 16 Larceny/Theft
384(26)
Chapter 17 Motor Vehicle Theft
410(22)
Chapter 18 Arson and Bombing Investigations
432(28)
Part Five: Enterprise Crimes 460(88)
Chapter 19 Organized Crime
460(24)
Chapter 20 White-Collar Crime
484(28)
Chapter 21 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs
512(36)
Part Six: Terrorism 548(22)
Chapter 22 Terrorism
548(22)
Glossary 570(10)
Index 580


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