This book is a hand reference that covers both private and public investigations as well as the practice and application of criminal investigations. It provides readers with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. The sixth edition stresses professionalism and modern investigation tools as it covers established investigation policies, procedures, and techniques for the law enforcement officer. Recent court cases and investigations integrated throughout the text update the reader on significant happenings throughout the world.
-- Discussion of the use of digital cameras in investigative photography
-- Includes latest developments in DNA profiling
-- Coverage of the advances in fingerprinting technologies
-- Discussion of the use of government web sites in posting identities of sex offenders
-- Includes more photos from real-life cases