For community college and four-year college courses such as Introduction to Criminal Investigation, Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation, Forensic Investigation, Incident Investigation, and Police Investigation Methods.
CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION: AN ILLUSTRATED CASE STUDY APPROACH is today’s most modern, complete, visual, and “reality-based” guide to criminal investigation. Unlike other texts, it presents both written cases and a full sequence of photos for each case, enabling students to view crime scenes from top-to-bottom, and realistically apply investigative concepts. The authors first introduce core investigative tools, demonstrating the proper use of law and evidence gathering techniques. Next, they present detailed methods for investigating a wide spectrum of specific crimes. Each type of crime is illuminated with a detailed case study and a complete series of properly-sequenced crime scene photos. This text’s “no punches pulled” coverage helps students understand exactly what to expect in the field. It also contains detailed coverage of many crimes that other books overlook, including street gang crime, and crimes involving explosives.
Table of Contents
PART I: INVESTIGATIVE TOOLS & ILLUSTRATED CASE EXAMPLES
CHAPTER 1 CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION: THEN & NOW
CHAPTER 2 INVESTIGATORS, INVESTIGATIONS AND THE LAW
CHAPTER 3 THE PROCESS OF INVESTIGATING CRIME
CHAPTER 4 IDENTIFYING, COLLECTING AND PRESERVING PHYSICAL EVIDENCE
CHAPTER 5 INVESTIGATIVE INTERVIEWING AND INTERROGATION
CHAPTER 6 INVESTIGATIVE REPORT WRITING
CHAPTER 7 DEVELOPING INVESTIGATIVE LEADS & INTELLIGENCE
CHAPTER 8 INVESTIGATION & THE FORENSIC SCIENCES
PART II: CRIME SCENES & ILLUSTRATED CASES
CHAPTER 9 HOMICIDE & WOUNDING SCENES
CHAPTER 10 SEXUAL ASSAULT SCENES
CHAPTER 11 GANG CRIME SCENES
CHAPTER 12 ROBBERY SCENES
CHAPTER 13 BURGLARY SCENES
CHAPTER 14 LARCENY-THEFT SCENES
CHAPTER 15 VEHICLE THEFT SCENES
CHAPTER 16 COMPUTER CRIME SCENES
CHAPTER 17 ARSON & EXPLOSION SCENES
CHAPTER 18 DRUG CRIME SCENES
CHAPTER 19 TRANSNATIONAL, DOMESTIC & NARCO TERROR SCENES
CHAPTER 20 FROM THE CRIME SCENE TO THE COURTROOM
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$69.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-000008-8