Criminal Investigation, with Student Simulation CD

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2005-08-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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An important contribution to the law enforcement field at every level"Criminal Investigation is recognized as the most accurate, comprehensive, and practical book in its field. This updated edition examines the latest investigative methods and technologies with new information on white-collar crime, drugs, terrorism, and homeland security.The simulation CD contains interactive modules covering the investigative process.

Author Biography

Charles R. Swanson is a faculty member at the University of Georgia.

Neil C. Chamelin is an assistant state attorney with the Second Judicial Court.

Leonard Territo is with the University of South Florida–Tampa.

Robert W.Taylor is a department chair with the University of North Texas.

Table of Contents

Part 1. Introduction to Investigation

1. The Evolution of Criminal Investigation and Criminalistics

2. Legal Aspects of Investigation

Part 2. The Investigative Process

3. Investigators, the Investigative Process, and the Crime Scene

4. Physical Evidence

5. Interviewing and Interrogation

6. Field Notes and Reporting

7. Follow-Up Investigation

8. The Crime Laboratory

Part 3. Crimes Against Persons

9. Injury and Death Investigation

10. Sex-Related Offenses

11. Crimes Against Children

12. Robbery

Part 4. Crimes Against Property

13. Burglary

14. White-Collar Crime and Larceny

15. Vehicle Thefts and Related Offenses

16. Computer Crime

17. Agricultural, Wildlife, and Environmental Crimes

18. Arson and Explosives

Part 5. Drugs, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

19. Recognition, Control, and Investigation of Drug Abuse

20. Terrorism

Part 6. Conclusion

21. The Trial Process and the Investigator as a Witness

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