Introduction to Investigations / Edition 2

Introduction to Investigations / Edition 2

by John S. Dempsey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 053457646X

ISBN-13: 9780534576462

Pub. Date: 10/14/2002

Publisher: Cengage Learning

INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATIONS, Second Edition is a basic introductory text for college students who are interested in learning who investigators are, what they do, and how they do it. Dempsey has designed a text that gives students a general overview of investigations so they can understand why and how investigations are conducted. This text also introduces

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INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATIONS, Second Edition is a basic introductory text for college students who are interested in learning who investigators are, what they do, and how they do it. Dempsey has designed a text that gives students a general overview of investigations so they can understand why and how investigations are conducted. This text also introduces students to what types of jobs are available in the investigating industry and what skills are needed to obtain these jobs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534576462
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
10/14/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
480
Sales rank:
743,734
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 9.34(h) x 0.74(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: BACKGROUND INFORMATION. 1. The History of Investigations and The Investigations Industry. 2. The Investigating Process. Part II: THE TOOLS OF INVESTIGATIONS. 3. The Crime Scene. 4. Report Writing and Case Management. 5. Law, Evidence, and Investigating. 6. Criminalistics and Technology in Investigations. 7. Interviews and Interrogations. 8. Sources of Information. 9. Surveillance and Undercover Investigations. Part III: TYPES OF INVESTIGATIONS. 10. The Investigation of Violent Crimes: Murder, Rape, or Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault and Kidnapping. 11. The Investigation of Property Crimes: Burglary, Larceny, Motor Vehicle Theft and Arson. 12. The Investigation of Narcotics and Drug Offenses. 13. The Investigation of Terrorist Activities. 14. The Investigation of Computer Crime. 15. Private Sector Investigations. Court Cases. Bibliography. Index.

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