9780135005606

Criminal Investigation

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135005606

  • ISBN10:

    0135005604

  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 5/11/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Criminal Investigationis designed to help readers develop an analytical understanding of the investigative process. Assuming no prior knowledge of the field, the book uses an accessible, authoritative style to discuss basic investigative techniques, major types of property and violent crime and the history and future of the field. Unique to this book, it links specific investigative techniques to specific crimes and explains the relationship of criminalistics to the investigative process. This edition retains its overall design, while incorporating new investigative profiles, additional websites, a revised chapter on computer crime and updated techniques and methodology. For individuals interested in the field of criminal justice or criminology

Table of Contents

Historical Origins of Criminal Investigation
Introduction of basic concepts
The Investigative Method
Note-Taking and Reports
The Crime Scene Focus
Interviewing
Traditional Sources of Information
Computer-Aided Investigations and Computer Crime
Burglary
Robbery
Homicide and Aggravated Assault
Rape and Sexual Offenses
Larceny
Narcotics and Drug Investigations
Youth Gang Investigations
Special Investigations
Suspect Identification
The Investigator in Court
The Future of Criminal Investigation
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