Crime Classification Manual

Crime Classification Manual : A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crime

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A thorough revision of the landmark book that standardized the language, terminology, and classifications used throughout the criminal justice system,
Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition now adds new coverage of areas affected by globalization and new technologies, as well as new crime scene examples and analyses. Coauthored by accomplished experts in the field, it is the definitive crime classification text for law enforcement personnel, mental health professionals, forensic scientists, and those whose work brings them into contact with either offenders or victims of violent crime.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 149.86 x 226.06 x 40.64mm | 703.06g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 3rd Edition
  • black & white tables
  • 1118305051
  • 9781118305058
  • 236,618

About John Douglas

JOHN E. DOUGLAS has been an FBI agent for over thirty years. One of the most successful and best-known true crime authors in the country, his many books include the New York Times bestseller Mind Hunter, which first introduced the public to the idea of psychological profiles as a tool in hunting down killers.
ANN W. BURGESS, RN, DNSc, is the author of nine textbooks on psychiatric nursing and crisis intervention and ten books on assessment and treatment of child, adolescent, and adult sexual assault victims and serial offenders.
ALLEN G. BURGESS is a former associate professor in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University in Boston.
ROBERT K. RESSLER, MS, is a twenty-year veteran of the FBI. He developed many of the programs that led to the formulation of the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.
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Table of contents

Preface vii
1 Crime Classification: Past and Present 3
2 Criminal Investigative Concepts in Crime Scene Analysis 21 John E. Douglas and Lauren K. Douglas
3 The Impact of the Internet, Technology, and Forensics on Crime Investigation 39 John E. Douglas, Lauren K. Douglas, and Stefan R. Treffers
4 Local, Federal, and International Agencies 59
5 Classifying Crimes by Severity From Aggravators to Depravity 91 Michael Welner
6 Criminal Enterprise Homicide 111
7 Personal Cause Homicide 165
8 Sexual Homicide 205
9 Extremist and Medical Homicide 237
10 Group Cause Homicide 263
11 Arson/Bombing 277
12 Rape and Sexual Assault 307
13 Nonlethal Crimes 367
14 Computer Crimes 399 Allen G. Burgess
15 Increased Globalization of Crime 431 Stefan R. Treffers
16 Mass and Serial Homicide 471
17 Poison and Biological Agents as Weapons 491 Arthur E. Westveer, John P. Jarvis, Carl J. Jensen, III, and Anne M. Berger
18 Interviewing, Interrogation, and Criminal Confessions 507 Gregory M. Cooper, Michael P. Napier, and Susan H. Adams
19 Wrongful Convictions: Causes, Solutions, and Case Studies 527 Peter Shellem
About the Editors 545
About the Contributors 549
Citation Index 551
Name Index 555
Subject Index 557
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