For undergraduate level college introductory courses in Criminal Investigations.Designed to helps students develop an analytical understanding of the investigative process and its challenges in the 21st century, this text smoothly merges theoretical and proven practical aspects of crime detection and solution. It acquaints students with the subject in a natural, systematic manner-from the history of criminal investigations to future possibilities. Each commonly encountered crime is discussed in terms of current status, offender characteristics, and investigative techniques.
- Hardback | 624 pages
- 177.8 x 236.22 x 30.48mm | 1,043.26g
- 31 Aug 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
1. Historical Origins of Criminal Investigation. 2. Introduction of Basic Concepts. 3. The Investigative Method. 4. Note-Taking and Reports. 5. The Crime Scene Focus. 6. Interviewing. 7. Traditional Sources of Information. 8. Computerized Information Processing. 9. Burglary. 10. Robbery. 11. Homicide and Aggravated Assault. 12. Rape and Sexual Offenses. 13. Larceny. 14. Narcotics and Drug Investigations. 15. Youth Gang Investigations. 16. Special Investigations. 17. Suspect Identification. 18. The Investigator in Court. 19. The Future of Criminal Investigation. Notes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.