Crime and Detection (DK Eyewitness Books Series)

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Here is a new and exciting guide to the fascinating world of crime and detection. From John Dillinger's death mask to a scene-of-crime forensics kit, color photographs offer a unique view of famous crimes and the evidence that has brought criminals to justice.

Explores the many different methods used to solves crimes, covering such topics as criminal, detectives, and forensics.

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Overview

Here is a new and exciting guide to the fascinating world of crime and detection. From John Dillinger's death mask to a scene-of-crime forensics kit, color photographs offer a unique view of famous crimes and the evidence that has brought criminals to justice.

Explores the many different methods used to solves crimes, covering such topics as criminal, detectives, and forensics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756613860
  • Publisher: DK
  • Publication date: 9/28/2005
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books Series
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 272,752
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.44 (w) x 11.25 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Table of Contents

Crime and society 8
Law and order 10
Justice and sentencing 12
Bounty hunters and thief takers 14
Theft and burglary 16
Swindles and frauds 18
Forgery 20
Murder and kidnapping 22
Prohibition 24
International gangsters 26
Smuggling and piracy 28
Fire! 30
Police uniforms 32
Police agencies 34
Detectives 36
Undercover surveillance 38
Crime scene 40
Following clues 42
Fingerprints and DNA 44
Forensic analysis 46
The bare bones 48
Attention to detail 50
Criminal characteristics 52
Following a scent 54
Outlaws 56
Strange but true 58
Index 60
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