Criminal Investigation

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-02-23
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
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Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition stresses practical procedures, techniques, and applications of private and public investigations to provide students with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition features updated, enhanced coverage of such important topics as terrorism and homeland security, cybercrime, forensics and physical evidence, federal law enforcement investigations, report writing, crimes against children, photography and sketching, preparing and presenting cases in court, and identity theft. Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition includes a carefully structured learning system, checklists, and visuals to make learning easy.

Table of Contents

Criminal Investigation: An Overview
Basic Investigative Responsibilities
Documenting the Crime Scene: Note Taking, Photographing and Sketching
Writing Effective Reports
Forensics/Physical Evidence
Obtaining Information and Intelligence
Identifying and Arresting Suspects
Investigating Violent Crimes
Death Investigations
Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking and Elder Abuse
Sex Offenses
Crimes against Children
Investigating Crimes Against Property
Larceny/Theft, Fraud and White-Collar Crime
Motor Vehicle Theft
Arson, Bombs and Explosives
Other Challenges To The Criminal Investigator
Computer Crime
A Dual Threat: Drug-Related Crime and Organized Crime
Criminal Activities of Gangs and Other Dangerous Groups
Terrorism and Homeland Security
Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Court
Checklist of Steps to Be Taken by First Responders to a Crime Scene
Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Case Review Solvability Chart
Sudden In-Custody Death: An Investigator's Checklist
Death Scene Checklist
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Cold Case Solvability Criteria
Bias Offense Report
Author Index
Subject Index
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