9780763731687

Criminal Investigation : A Contemporary Perspective

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  • ISBN13:

    9780763731687

  • ISBN10:

    0763731684

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-10-29
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett

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Criminal Investigation, Second Edition is intended for use in Criminal Justice programs offering undergraduate criminal investigation classes. 

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Introduction to Criminal Investigation
1(20)
Perspective
1(1)
Fundamentals of Forensic Science
1(3)
Criminal Investigation and the Scientific Method
4(2)
Importance of Forensic Evidence
6(1)
Medical Contributions
7(4)
Objectives of an Investigation
11(1)
Investigator's Role
12(1)
Selecting Investigators
13(1)
The Legal Team
13(3)
Admissibility of Evidence
16(2)
Chapter Resources
18(3)
A Brief History of Criminal Investigation
21(12)
Early History
21(1)
Law Enforcement Developments in London and New York City
22(2)
The Birth of Scientific Investigation
24(1)
Scientific Investigation in the United States
24(1)
The Growth of Forensic Science
25(5)
Chapter Resources
30(3)
The Crime Scene
33(42)
First Response
34(3)
Note Taking
37(4)
The Walk-Through
41(1)
Recording the Crime Scene
41(9)
Dry-Land Crime Scene Searches
50(5)
Underwater Crime Scene Searches
55(9)
Mass Disasters
64(7)
Chapter Resources
71(4)
The Law of Search and Seizure
75(26)
The U.S. Constitution and Due Process
75(4)
The Exclusionary Rule
79(3)
Search Warrants
82(2)
Warrantless Searches Based on Probable Cause
84(2)
Warrantless Searches Based on Reasonableness
86(11)
Chapter Resources
97(4)
Blood Evidence
101(14)
Bloodstain Interpretation
102(1)
Bloodstain Mechanics
102(3)
Testing Blood Evidence
105(3)
Handling Blood Evidence
108(3)
Chapter Resources
111(4)
Suspect Identification
115(28)
Biometric Identification
115(1)
Fingerprints
116(9)
DNA Typing
125(9)
Composite Identifications
134(2)
Lineups
136(3)
Chapter Resources
139(4)
Managing Criminal Investigations and Cultivating Sources of Information
143(36)
Managing the Criminal Investigation
143(5)
Sources of Information
148(26)
Chapter Resources
174(5)
Interrogation
179(16)
Successful Interrogations
184(2)
The Reid Technique
186(3)
Written Statements and Confessions
189(3)
Chapter Resources
192(3)
Firearms Investigation
195(30)
Physical Evidence
195(1)
Ballistics and Firearms Identification
196(2)
Types of Firearms
198(5)
The Firing Mechanism
203(1)
Ammunition
203(5)
Firearms and Forensics
208(5)
Legal Aspects
213(3)
Submerged Firearms
216(3)
Physical Evidence Predicates
219(2)
Chapter Resources
221(4)
Death Investigation
225(34)
Who Kills?
226(1)
Homicide Investigations
226(3)
The Staged Crime Scene
229(3)
Recovering Human Remains
232(4)
The Autopsy
236(1)
Identifying the Deceased
237(1)
Window-of-Death Determinations
238(4)
Forensic Entomology
242(4)
Gunshot Wounds
246(6)
Sharp-Force Deaths
252(4)
Chapter Resources
256(3)
Assault
259(16)
Aggravated Assault
260(6)
Investigating Child Abuse
266(5)
Legal Justification for the Use of Force
271(2)
Chapter Resources
273(2)
Robbery
275(18)
Robbers
276(1)
Robberies
277(2)
Modus Operandi
279(5)
Processing the Robbery Crime Scene
284(2)
Robbery Checklist
286(1)
Prosecutorial Summary
286(7)
Sexual Assault
293(26)
Elements of Sexual Assault
294(3)
The Forced Sexual Assault Investigation
297(13)
Sexual Assault Profiling
310(3)
Nuisance Sex Crimes
313(3)
Chapter Resources
316(3)
Theft and Burglary
319(18)
Burglary
320(6)
Motor Vehicle Theft
326(7)
Chapter Resources
333(4)
Drug Offenses
337(36)
The Addict Myth
337(1)
Drug Analysis
338(5)
Narcotics
343(4)
Hallucinogens
347(7)
Depressants
354(1)
Stimulants
354(9)
Club Drugs
363(1)
Drug Regulation
364(1)
Drug Investigations
365(2)
Drug Prevention
367(2)
Chapter Resources
369(4)
Arson
373(20)
Investigation of Arson
373(3)
Arson Evidence
376(5)
Vessel Arson
381(4)
Vessel Explosions
385(2)
Relevant Case Law
387(2)
Chapter Resources
389(4)
Terrorism
393(14)
Terrorists
394(2)
Weapons of Terrorism
396(1)
Investigating Terrorism
397(2)
Hostage Negotiation
399(6)
Chapter Resources
405(2)
Organized Crime
407(20)
Organized Crime Groups
407(6)
Ritual Abuse
413(5)
Organized Crime and Applicable Laws
418(1)
Investigating Organized Crime
419(4)
Chapter Resources
423(4)
White Collar Crime
427(18)
Money Laundering
427(1)
Confidence Swindles
428(1)
Forgery and Check Fraud
429(1)
Questioned-Document Examination
430(2)
Computer-Assisted Crime
432(9)
Chapter Resources
441(4)
Underwater Investigations
445(26)
Elements of Underwater Investigation
445(3)
Recovering Submerged Firearms
448(3)
Body Recovery
451(5)
Drowning
456(4)
Auto, Aircraft, and Vessel Recovery
460(8)
Chapter Resources
468(3)
Defense Lawyers, Prosecutors, and Investigators
471(20)
The Defense
471(6)
The Prosecution
477(3)
Investigators and Trials
480(8)
Chapter Resources
488(3)
Expert Testimony
491(12)
Expert Witnesses: A Brief History
491(4)
Contemporary Expert Witnesses
495(5)
Chapter Resources
500(3)
Direct Examination of Fingerprint Experts 503(16)
Direct Examination of Forensic Chemist 519(4)
Index 523

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