For courses in basic and advanced criminal investigation.
This well-established text brings together the authors’ more than 50 years of investigation experience and focuses on the fundamentals of inquiry and each element of investigation. The text reflects the most recent investigative techniques and technology and features real-life case studies to help students develop their ability to analyze, evaluate, and reason. Its approach is concise and manageable and this edition includes a new chapter on rules of evidence, a new chapter on terrorism, new case studies and new review questions to reinforce each concept.
Table of Contents
PART 1 —THE INITIAL INVESTIGATION
CHAPTER 1 — The Initial Investigation
CHAPTER 2 — Direct and Circumstantial Evidence
CHAPTER 3 — Rules of Evidence
CHAPTER 4 — Recording the Crime Scene
CHAPTER 5 — Laboratory and Technical Services
CHAPTER 6 — Basic Investigative Leads and Informants
CHAPTER 7 — Major Investigative Techniques
CHAPTER 8 — Interviewing and the Detection of Deception
CHAPTER 9 — Interrogation Process
CHAPTER 10 — Arresting the Accused Person
PART 2 — INVESTIGATING MAJOR CRIMES
CHAPTER 11 — Crimes of Violence
CHAPTER 12 — Sexual assaults
CHAPTER 13 — Robbery
CHAPTER 14 — Arson, Bombing and Hate Crimes
CHAPTER 15 — Property Crimes
CHAPTER 16 — Dangerous Drugs
CHAPTER 17 — Special Investigations
CHAPTER 18 — TERRORISM
CHAPTER 19 — THE INVESTIGATOR AS A WITNESS and ETHICAL AWARENESS
Appendix A — Case Briefs
Appendix B — Federal Controlled Substances
Appendix C — Identity Theft: What to do if it happens to you
Appendix D — Answers to chapter review questions
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