- Hardcover: 593 pages
- Publisher: Prentice Hall College Div; 4 edition (July 9, 1997)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0137160690
- ISBN-13: 978-0137160693
- Product Dimensions: 1 x 7.2 x 9.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #4,033,856 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Criminal Investigation 4th Edition
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Designed to develop an analytical understanding of crime detection and solution, this comprehensive book covers theoretical advances, the latest technical developments, and field-tested methods. The crucial field of criminalistics is thoroughly discussed and related to every phase of the investigation process. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Key Benefit: This book presents a unique combination of the practical and theoretical aspects of criminal investigations to acquaint the reader with the subject in a natural, expanding manner. Each commonly encountered crime is discussed in terms of current status, offender characteristics, and investigative techniques. Key Topics: The book stresses the basic foundations necessary for effective criminal investigations. The fourth edition of Criminal Investigations has been revised to reflect the most up-to-date information as well as a new chapter on technology (Chapter 8. Computerized Information Processing) and investigative challenges (Chapter 15. Gang Investigations). In addition, new material covers critical thinking, ethical interviewing, virtual reality training methods, and behavioral investigative skills as well as the crimes of date rape, workplace violence, and abuse of the elderly. Market: A valuable reference book for any reader needing a greater understanding of the manner in which criminal investigations are conducted.
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