ISBN-10:
053453533X
ISBN-13:
9780534535339
Pub. Date:
01/28/1998
Publisher:
Wadsworth
Criminal Investigation / Edition 5

Criminal Investigation / Edition 5

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ISBN-13: 9780534535339
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 01/28/1998
Series: Criminal Justice Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 8.44(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


The late Wayne W. Bennett graduated from the FBI National Police Academy, held an LLB degree in law, and served as the Director of Public Safety for the Edina, Minnesota, Police Department as well as Chief of Police of the Boulder City, Nevada, Police Department.

Kären Matison Hess, Ph.D. (d. 2010), was an instructor at Normandale Community College (Bloomington, Minnesota) who crafted a line of enduring, practical textbooks in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice.

Table of Contents

Section 1Introduction1
1Criminal Investigation: An Overview2
Section 2Basic Investigative Responsibilities29
2Investigative Photography and Crime-Scene Sketches30
3Investigative Notes and Reports57
4Searches74
5Physical Evidence97
6Obtaining Information135
7Identifying and Arresting Suspects167
8Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Court206
Section 3Investigating Crimes against Persons221
9Robbery224
10Assault246
11Sex Offenses268
12Crimes against Children289
13Homicide314
Section 4Investigating Crimes against Property345
14Burglary347
15Larceny/Theft, Fraud, White-Collar and Environmental Crime361
16Motor Vehicle Theft389
17Arson406
Section 5Other Challenges to the Criminal Investigator427
18Computer Crime428
19Organized Crime, Gang-Related Crime, Bias/Hate Crime and Ritualistic Crime448
20Drug Buyers and Sellers491
Appendixes
ADeath Scene Checklist526
BAssociations that Provide Support in Investigating Computer-Related Crimes528
CSample Form for Reporting Bias Crimes532
Glossary534
Author Index544
Subject Index549

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