9780534576547

Criminal Investigation (with InfoTrac)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534576547

  • ISBN10:

    0534576540

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

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

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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