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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


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ISBN-13: 9781118305058
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 04/15/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 576
Sales rank: 286,168
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.60(d)

About the Author

JOHN E. DOUGLAS has been an FBI agent for over thirtyyears. One of the most successful and best-known true crime authorsin the country, his many books include the New York Timesbestseller Mind Hunter, which first introduced the public tothe idea of psychological profiles as a tool in hunting downkillers.

ANN W. BURGESS, RN, DNSc, is the author of nine textbookson psychiatric nursing and crisis intervention and ten books onassessment and treatment of child, adolescent, and adult sexualassault victims and serial offenders.

ALLEN G. BURGESS is a former associate professor in theCollege of Business Administration at Northeastern University inBoston.

ROBERT K. RESSLER, MS, is a twenty-year veteran of theFBI. He developed many of the programs that led to the formulationof the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.

Table of Contents

Preface vii


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


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


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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