Understanding Criminal Investigation / Edition 1

Understanding Criminal Investigation / Edition 1

by Stephen Tong, Robin P. Bryant, Miranda A. H. Horvath
     
 

ISBN-10: 047072725X

ISBN-13: 9780470727256

Pub. Date: 12/21/2009

Publisher: Wiley

This comprehensive volume deciphers investigative process and practice, providing an authoritative insight into key debates and contemporary issues in crime investigations

  • Provides critical examination of investigative practice by focusing on the key issues and debates underpinned by academic literature on crime investigation
  • Outlines the

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Overview

This comprehensive volume deciphers investigative process and practice, providing an authoritative insight into key debates and contemporary issues in crime investigations

  • Provides critical examination of investigative practice by focusing on the key issues and debates underpinned by academic literature on crime investigation
  • Outlines the theoretical explanations that provide an understanding of crime investigation and the context in which investigators operate
  • Illustrates the practical relevance of theoretical contributions to crime investigation
  • Places clear emphasis on the multi-disciplinary nature of crime investigation

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470727256
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/21/2009
Series:
Wiley Series in Psychology of Crime, Policing and Law Series, #44
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables

List of Abbreviations

1 Introduction: A Brief History of Crime Investigation Stephen Tong Tong, Stephen 1

2 Theories of Criminal Investigation Robin P. Bryant Bryant, Robin P. 13

3 Forms of Reasoning and the Analysis of Intelligence in Criminal Investigation Robin P. Bryant Bryant, Robin P. 35

4 Offender Profiling Miranda A. H. Horvath Horvath, Miranda A. H. 69

5 Eyewitness Evidence Miranda A. H. Horvath Horvath, Miranda A. H. 93

6 Investigative Interviewing Lynsey Gozna Gozna, Lynsey Miranda A. H. Horvath Horvath, Miranda A. H. 115

7 Assessing Performance: Quantity or Quality? Stephen Tong Tong, Stephen 135

8 Criminal Investigation in Context Stephen Tong Tong, Stephen Robin P. Bryant Bryant, Robin P. Miranda A. H. Horvath Horvath, Miranda A. H. 171

9 Professionalising Investigation Stephen Tong Tong, Stephen 197

10 Conclusion: Future Challenges in Criminal Investigation Stephen Tong Tong, Stephen Robin P. Bryant Bryant, Robin P. Miranda A. H. Horvath Horvath, Miranda A. H. 217

References 223

Index 253

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