Crime Scene Investigation: An Introduction to CSI

Crime Scene Investigation: An Introduction to CSI

by Richard S. Michelson

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An introduction to the investigative concepts involved in the dynamics of processing the aftermath of a criminal incident. Covers how to respond to crime scenes, and examines the multitude of responsibilities involved, such as: the identifying and preserving evidence, isolating and interviewing witnesses, isolating and protecting the crime scene, developing fingerprints and identifying and locating suspects. This textbook is appropriate for criminal justice, criminal investigation, and homeland security programs. It is also suited for programs in emergency management, corporate security, psychology, emergency medical services and healthcare, police academy programs, and continuing professional development.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150777712
Publisher: LawTech Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 9 MB

About the Author

Richard (Rick) Michelson, MPA, has served in law enforcement for nearly thirty years, starting with the San Diego Police Dept. His experience includes being a SWAT sergeant, community relations officer and director of the Crime Prevention program. He has also been a lieutenant and an acting chief with other agencies. A published author, he also teaches at the community and the graduate college levels. He specializes in helping agencies and candidates prepare for the challenges of supervisory and management positions by using assessment center methods. His article, “Preparing Future Leaders for Tomorrow: Succession Planning for Police Leadership,” was published in Police Chief Magazine. He has presented papers to the International Congress on Assessment Center Methods, the International DACUM conference and other professional organizations.

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