MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Criminal Investigation (Justice Series)

MyCJLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card -- for Criminal Investigation (Justice Series)

by Michael D. Lyman

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133895346
Publisher: Pearson
Publication date: 05/29/2015
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Michael D. Lyman is a Professor of Criminal Justice at Columbia College, located in Columbia, Missouri. In addition to being a teaching faculty member, he serves as the program coordinator for the Master of Science of Criminal Justice Program and the founder of the college’s Forensic Science Program. Before entering the field of college teaching, he was employed as a certified police trainer and also served as a sworn criminal investigator for state police organizations in Kansas and Oklahoma. He has taught literally thousands of law enforcement officers in the proper police techniques and methods of professional criminal investigation. Dr. Lyman has authored numerous textbooks in criminal justice dealing with the areas of criminal investigation, policing, organized crime, drug enforcement, and drug trafficking. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wichita State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri–Columbia. He has been called upon on an estimated 275 occasions by the law enforcement and legal communities to review criminal investigations and render the results of his evaluations and his opinions in federal court proceedings nationwide.

Table of Contents

Brief Contents

Part 1. Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation

1. Foundations of Criminal Investigation

2. The Crime Scene: Field Notes, Documenting, and Reporting

3. Processing the Crime Scene

Part 2. Follow-Up Investigative Processes

4. Identifying Criminal suspects field and Laboratory Processes

5. Legal Issues in Criminal Investigation

Part 3. Obtaining Information

6. Interviews and Interrogations

7. Criminal Intelligence and Surveillance Operations

8. Informant Management and Undercover Operations

Part 4. Crimes against Persons

9. Death Investigations

10. Robbery

11. Assault and Related Offenses

12. Missing and Abducted Persons

13. Crimes against Children: Child Abuse and Child Fatalities

Part 5. Crimes against Property

14. Theft-Related Offenses

15. Arson and Bombings

Part 6. Terrorism

16. Terrorism and National Security Crimes

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