Criminal Investigation / Edition 4

Criminal Investigation / Edition 4

by Bruce Berg
ISBN-10:
0073401242
ISBN-13:
2900073401248
Pub. Date:
07/09/2007
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
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Criminal Investigation / Edition 4

This new edition of Criminal Investigation presents the basic principles of criminal investigation, including current investigative procedures used in the handling of crime scenes, interviewing and interrogating suspects and witnesses, gathering and preserving evidence, conducting surveillance, writing reports, establishing modus operandi, and using technical resources. It also covers the prevention and suppression of crimes and the apprehension of criminals. Written in a practical, down-to-earth style, it gives special attention to helping students understand the legal aspects of collecting and processing evidence to ensure that their work stands up in court.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900073401248
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 07/09/2007
Edition description: REV
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: An Orientation to InvestigationChapter 1: Basic Grounding and Overview Chapter 2: The Preliminary Investigation Chapter 3: Preserving the Crime Scene Chapter 4: Physical Evidence Chapter 5: Criminal Patterns Part 2: Gathering and Organizing Information Chapter 6: Interviews and Interrogations Chapter 7: Fingerprints Chapter 8: From Surveillance to Records and Files Chapter 9: Writing Reports Part 3: Crimes Against People Chapter 10: Robbery Chapter 11: Assault Chapter 12: Sexual Assault and Rape Chapter 13: Kidnapping and Extortion Chapter 14: Homicide Part 4: Crimes Against Property Chapter 15: Burglary Chapter 16: Larceny/Theft Chapter 17: Motor Vehicle Theft Chapter 18: Arson and Bombing Investigations Part 5: Enterprise Crimes Chapter 19: Organized Crime Chapter 20: White-Collar Crimes Chapter 21: Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Part 6: Terrorism Chapter 22: Terrorism

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