Crime Classification Manual: A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crime / Edition 3

Crime Classification Manual: A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crime / Edition 3

by John Douglas, Ann W. Burgess, Allen G. Burgess, Robert K. Ressler
     
 

A thorough revision of the landmark book that standardized the language, terminology, and classifications used throughout the criminal justice system, Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition now adds new coverage of areas affected by globalization and new technologies, as well as new crime scene examples and analyses. Coauthored by accomplished experts in the

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A thorough revision of the landmark book that standardized the language, terminology, and classifications used throughout the criminal justice system, Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition now adds new coverage of areas affected by globalization and new technologies, as well as new crime scene examples and analyses. Coauthored by accomplished experts in the field, it is the definitive crime classification text for law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals, forensic scientists, and those whose work brings them into contact with either offenders or victims of violent crime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118305058
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/15/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
432,913
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

PART I CRIME ANALYSIS AND INVESTIGATION

1 Crime Classification: Past and Present 3

2 Criminal Investigative Concepts in Crime Scene Analysis 21
John E. Douglas and Lauren K. Douglas

3 The Impact of the Internet, Technology, and Forensics on Crime Investigation 39
John E. Douglas, Lauren K. Douglas, and Stefan R. Treffers

4 Local, Federal, and International Agencies 59

5 Classifying Crimes by Severity From Aggravators to Depravity 91
Michael Welner

PART II THE CLASSIFICATIONS

6 Criminal Enterprise Homicide 111

7 Personal Cause Homicide 165

8 Sexual Homicide 205

9 Extremist and Medical Homicide 237

10 Group Cause Homicide 263

11 Arson/Bombing 277

12 Rape and Sexual Assault 307

13 Nonlethal Crimes 367

14 Computer Crimes 399
Allen G. Burgess

15 Increased Globalization of Crime 431
Stefan R. Treffers

16 Mass and Serial Homicide 471

17 Poison and Biological Agents as Weapons 491
Arthur E. Westveer, John P. Jarvis, Carl J. Jensen, III, and Anne M. Berger

PART III LEGAL ISSUES

18 Interviewing, Interrogation, and Criminal Confessions 507
Gregory M. Cooper, Michael P. Napier, and Susan H. Adams

19 Wrongful Convictions: Causes, Solutions, and Case Studies 527
Peter Shellem

About the Editors 545

About the Contributors 549

Citation Index 551

Name Index 555

Subject Index 557

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