9780534576592

Criminal Investigation (Non-InfoTrac Version)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534576592

  • ISBN10:

    0534576591

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 7/25/2000
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

This text stresses the practical procedures, techniques, and applications of private and public investigations to provide students with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. The Sixth Edition emphasizes professionalism and integrates coverage of modern investigation tools as it presents established investigation policies, procedures, and techniques for the law enforcement officer. Recent court cases; coverage of the latest investigative techniques and technology; and new material on topics such as domestic violence, stalking, and child abuse enhance the text's practical and applied approach.

Table of Contents

SECTION ONE Introduction 1(28)
Criminal Investigation:An Overview
2(27)
SECTION TWO Basic Investigative Responsibilities 29(192)
Investigative Photography and Crime-Scene Sketches
30(27)
Investigative Notes and Reports
57(17)
Searches
74(23)
Physical Evidence
97(38)
Obtaining Information
135(32)
Identifying and Arresting Suspects
167(39)
Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Court
206(15)
SECTION THREE Investigating Crimes against Persons 221(124)
Robbery
224(22)
Assault
246(22)
Sex Offenses
268(21)
Crimes against Children
289(25)
Homicide
314(31)
SECTION FOUR Investigating Crimes against Property 345(82)
Burglary
347(14)
Larceny/Theft, Fraud, White-Collar and Environmental Crime
361(28)
Motor Vehicle Theft
389(17)
Arson
406(21)
SECTION FIVE Other Challenges to the Criminal Investigator 427(107)
Computer Crime
428(20)
Organized Crime, Gang-Related Crime, Bias/Hate Crime and Ritualistic Crime
448(43)
Drug Buyers and Sellers
491(43)
Appendixes
A Death Scene Checklist
526(2)
B Associations that Provide Support in Investigating Computer-Related Crimes
528(4)
C Sample Form for Reporting Bias Crimes
532(2)
Glossary 534(10)
Author Index 544(5)
Subject Index 549

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