Criminal Investigation / Edition 4

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Criminal Investigation is intended as a practical, down-to-earth examination of various contemporary aspects of criminal investigation, with special attention placed on helping students better understand the legal aspects of collecting and processing evidence to ensure that their work will stand up in court. This new edition includes problems associated with the investigation of child predators on the Internet, updates the chapter on terrorism, and provides explanations of the many changes in investigation that have resulted from the Patriot Acts.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073401249
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 7/9/2007
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 560
  • Sales rank: 781,052
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.20 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1 An Orientation to Investigation
Ch. 1 Basic Grounding and Overview 1
Ch. 2 The Preliminary Investigation 18
Ch. 3 Preserving the Crime Scene 38
Ch. 4 Physical Evidence 60
Ch. 5 Criminal Patterns 98
Pt. 2 Gathering and Organizing Information
Ch. 6 Interviews and Interrogations 120
Ch. 7 Fingerprints 158
Ch. 8 From Surveillance to Records and Files 132
Ch. 9 Writing Reports 204
Pt. 3 Crimes Against People
Ch. 10 Robbery 240
Ch. 11 Assault 260
Ch. 12 Sexual Assault and Rape 276
Ch. 13 Kidnapping and Extortion 238
Ch. 14 Homicide 324
Pt. 4 Crimes Against Property
Ch. 15 Burglary 362
Ch. 16 Larceny/Theft 384
Ch. 17 Motor Vehicle Theft 410
Ch. 18 Arson and Bombing Investigations 432
Pt. 5 Enterprise Crimes
Ch. 19 Organized Crime 460
Ch. 20 White-Collar Crime 484
Ch. 21 Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs 512
Pt. 6 Terrorism
Ch. 22 Terrorism 548
Glossary 570
Index 580
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