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Criminal Investigation / Edition 5

Criminal Investigation / Edition 5

by Aric W. Dutelle, Ronald F. Becker
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A crime has occurred. Now what? From the crime scene to the courtroom, Criminal Investigation walks students through the entire investigative process and the roles involved, including police officers, investigators, forensic personnel, defense lawyers, and prosecutors. This integrated approach paints a realistic picture of how crimes are actually solved with fascinating real-world examples. Featuring a new, full-color interior design, the Fifth Edition incorporates modern investigative methods and procedures for multiple crime types, including homicide, assault, robbery, theft, burglary, arson, terrorism, cybercrime, and a new chapter dedicated to underwater investigations. New sections discussing digital evidence, including cell phones and GPS, tracking technology, and social media keep students on the cutting-edge of investigative techniques and forensic science developments. The cohesive and accessible approach combined with practical applications make Criminal Investigation, Fifth Edition the easy choice for students pursuing careers in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781284082852
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date: 02/21/2018
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 442
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Washington State University

Chaminade University

Table of Contents

Section I Criminal Investigation
Chapter 1 Introduction to Criminal Investigation
Chapter 2 The Law of Search and Seizure
Chapter 3 Managing Criminal Investigations and Cultivating Sources of Information
Section II The Basics of Criminal Investigation
Chapter 4 The Crime Scene
Chapter 5 Physical Evidence
Chapter 6 Suspect Identification
Chapter 7 Interview and Interrogation
Section III Specialized Investigations
Chapter 8 Firearms Investigation
Chapter 9 Death Investigation
Chapter 10 Theft, Burglary, and Robbery
Chapter 11 Assault Investigation
Chapter 12 Drug Offenses
Chapter 13 Arson and explosives investigation
Chapter 14 Computer Crime and Digital Evidence
Chapter 15 Terrorism and Homeland Security
Chapter 16 Underwater Investigations
Section IV Preparing for Court
Chapter 17 Defense Lawyers, Prosecutors, and Investigators
Chapter 18 Expert Testimony
Appendix A Professional Organizations Pertaining to Criminal Investigation
Appendix B Bank Crime Statistics
Appendix C Processing the Scene of Mass Fatality Incidents

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