For courses in Criminal Investigation.
Criminal Investigation: The Art and the Science, Sixth Edition, presents crime detection as a dynamic field relying heavily on the past experiences of investigators as well as recent practical and technological innovations. It explores the many external variables that can influence the investigator's success and the specific methods of crime detection and prosecution of law available today. The text focuses on the steps and considerations observed in an actual criminal investigation. Each chapter begins with recent stories of real crimes that are investigated by the police and set the stage for the rest of the chapter.
Table of Contents
Part I: Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation
1: Foundations Of Criminal Investigation
2: The Crime Scene: Field Notes, Documenting And Reporting
3: Processing The Crime Scene
Part II: Post-scene Follow-up Investigative Processes
4: Identification Of Criminal Suspects: Field And Laboratory Processes
5: Legal Issues In Criminal Investigation
Part III: Obtaining Information
6: Interviews And Interrogations
7: Criminal Intelligence And Surveillance Operations
8: Management Of Informants And Undercover Operations
Part IV: Crimes Against Persons
9: Death Investigations
11: Assault And Related Offenses
12: Missing And Abducted Persons
13: Crimes Against Children: Child Abuse And Child Fatalities
Part V: Crimes Against Property
14: Theft—Related Offenses
15: Arson, Bombings And Terrorism
Part VI: Vice and Profit-Related Crime
16: Gangs, Organized Crime And Drugs
17: White-Collar And Computer Crime
Part VII: Prosecution
18: Preparation For Court
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$56.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-507854-9