9780134548685

Criminal Investigation (Justice Series)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780134548685

  • ISBN10:

    013454868X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-01-11
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Brief. Affordable. Visual.
Part of the groundbreaking Justice Series, Criminal Investigation is a clear, thought-provoking exploration of core concepts, the latest research, and current events shaping criminal investigation today. Built to be affordable without sacrificing academic rigor, the series uses eye-catching visuals and conversation-starting pedagogy to move students beyond memorization to true understanding. Blending scientific theory with a practical approach, Lyman presents content in a logical flow paralleling the steps and considerations observed within an actual criminal investigation. The 3rd edition includes updated case studies, revised learning outcomes, and new graphics, photos, and informational boxes providing context and promoting student engagement.

Criminal Investigation, 3rd Edition, is also available via Revel®, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience.

Author Biography

Michael D. Lyman is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Columbia College, located in Columbia, Missouri. In addition to being a teaching faculty member, he serves as the program coordinator for the Master of Science of Criminal Justice Program and the founder of the college’s Forensic Science Program. Before entering the field of college teaching, he was employed as a certified police trainer and also served as a sworn criminal investigator for state police organizations in Kansas and Oklahoma. He has taught literally thousands of law enforcement officers in the proper police techniques and methods of professional criminal investigation. Dr. Lyman has authored numerous textbooks in criminal justice dealing with the areas of criminal investigation, policing, organized crime, drug enforcement, and drug trafficking. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wichita State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri—Columbia. He has served law enforcement and legal communities on over 375 occasions to review criminal investigations and render the results of his evaluations and his opinions in federal court proceedings nationwide.


Textbooks such as this are an ongoing work in progress, and the author welcomes communication and correspondence about his work. Dr. Lyman can be contacted at Columbia College, Rogers Street, Columbia, MO or at mlyman@cougars.ccis.edu.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
1. Foundations of Criminal Investigation
2. The Crime Scene: Field Notes, Documenting, and Reporting
3. Processing the Crime Scene
Part 2: Follow-Up Investigative Processes
4. Identifying Criminal Suspects Field and Laboratory Processes
5. Legal Issues in Criminal Investigation
Part 3: Obtaining Information
6. Interviews and Interrogations
7. Criminal Intelligence and Surveillance Operations
8. Informant Management and Undercover Operations
Part 4: Crimes against Persons
9. Death Investigations
10. Robbery
11. Assault and Related Offenses
12. Missing and Abducted Persons
13. Crimes against Children: Child Abuse and Child Fatalities
Part 5: Crimes against Property
14. Theft-Related Offenses
15. Arson and Bombings
Part 6: Terrorism
16. Terrorism and National Security Crimes

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