9780130852069

Criminal Investigation

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    9780130852069

  • ISBN10:

    0130852066

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

For undergraduate level college introductory courses in Criminal Investigations. Designed to helps students develop an analytical understanding of the investigative process and its challenges in the 21st century, this text smoothly merges theoretical and proven practical aspects of crime detection and solution. It acquaints students with the subject in a natural, systematic mannerfrom the history of criminal investigations to future possibilities. Each commonly encountered crime is discussed in terms of current status, offender characteristics, and investigative techniques.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Historical Origins of Criminal Investigation
1(34)
The Evolution of the Detective
2(15)
Development of Criminalistics
17(12)
Legal Influences on the Development of Criminal Investigation
29(4)
Summary
33(1)
Exercises
34(1)
Introduction of Basic Concepts
35(18)
Crime and the Investigator
36(2)
Criminal Investigation---The Partial Solution
38(13)
Summary
51(1)
Exercises
52(1)
The Investigative Method
53(24)
Starting Points of the Criminal Investigation
54(9)
Phases of the Criminal Investigation
63(11)
Summary
74(2)
Exercises
76(1)
Note-Taking and Reports
77(14)
Introduction
78(1)
Note-Taking
78(4)
Reports
82(7)
Summary
89(1)
Exercises
90(1)
The Crime Scene Focus
91(22)
Introduction
92(1)
General Principles
93(16)
Crime Scene Equipment
109(2)
Summary
111(1)
Exercises
112(1)
Interviewing
113(36)
Introduction
114(1)
Victim Interviews
115(4)
Witness Interviews
119(6)
Suspect Interviews
125(14)
Criminalistic Applications
139(8)
Summary
147(1)
Exercises
148(1)
Traditional Sources of Information
149(30)
Introduction
150(1)
Human Sources of Information
150(1)
Voluntary Informants
150(11)
Documentary Sources of Information
161(9)
Physical Sources of Information
170(1)
Privacy Considerations
170(8)
Summary
178(1)
Exercises
178(1)
Computerized Information Processing
179(24)
Introduction
180(1)
Investigative Uses of the Computer
181(20)
Summary
201(1)
Exercises
202(1)
Burglary
203(42)
Introduction
204(1)
Current State of Burglary
205(1)
Offender Characteristics
206(2)
Burglary Types
208(2)
Methods of Operation
210(6)
Investigative Procedures
216(7)
Study Findings
223(2)
Strategies to Combat Burglary
225(5)
Criminalistic Applications
230(14)
Summary
244(1)
Exercises
244(1)
Robbery
245(32)
Introduction
246(1)
Current State of Robbery
246(1)
Offender Characteristics
247(2)
Robbery Types
249(7)
Investigative Procedures
256(4)
Strategies to Combat Robbery
260(3)
Criminalistic Applications
263(13)
Summary
276(1)
Exercises
276(1)
Homicide and Aggravated Assault
277(54)
Homicide
278(19)
Aggravated Assault
297(2)
Homicide Investigation Procedures
299(19)
Criminalistic Applications
318(1)
DNA
318(10)
Summary
328(1)
Exercises
329(2)
Rape and Sexual Offenses
331(32)
Rape
332(6)
Investigative Procedures
338(8)
Juvenile Sexual Assaults
346(8)
Sex Offenses and Related Behaviors
354(4)
Criminalistic Applications
358(3)
Summary
361(1)
Exercises
362(1)
Larceny
363(44)
Introduction
364(1)
Current State of Larceny
365(1)
Offender Characteristics
365(1)
Motor Vehicle Theft
365(15)
Theft from Motor Vehicles
380(2)
Shoplifting
382(4)
Confidence Swindling
386(4)
Business Frauds
390(1)
White-Collar Crime
391(2)
Credit Card and Check Fraud
393(6)
Criminalistic Applications
399(7)
Summary
406(1)
Exercises
406(1)
Narcotics and Drug Investigations
407(56)
Introduction
408(1)
Current State of Narcotic and Drug Abuse
409(1)
Narcotics
410(12)
Dangerous Drugs
422(15)
Investigative Procedures
437(18)
Criminalistic Applications
455(3)
Descriptions of Commonly Encountered Drugs
458(2)
Summary
460(2)
Exercises
462(1)
Youth Gang Investigations
463(14)
Introduction
464(1)
Current State of Youth Gangs
464(12)
Summary
476(1)
Exercises
476(1)
Special Investigations
477(38)
Introduction
478(1)
Domestic Abuse
478(12)
Organized Crime
490(9)
Hate Crimes
499(3)
Arson
502(11)
Summary
513(1)
Exercises
514(1)
Suspect Identification
515(30)
Introduction
516(1)
Fingerprints
516(14)
Voice Identification
530(3)
Linguistics Identification
533(1)
Eyewitness Identification
534(9)
Summary
543(1)
Exercises
544(1)
The Investigator in Court
545(10)
Introduction
546(1)
Nature of Criminal Proceedings
546(8)
Summary
554(1)
Exercises
554(1)
The Future of Criminal Investigation
555(20)
Introduction
556(2)
Investigative Concepts of the Future
558(13)
Criminalistic Concepts of the Future
571(2)
Summary
573(1)
Exercises
574(1)
Notes 575(18)
Glossary 593(16)
Bibliography 609(6)
Index 615

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