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Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

Series Editor: Vernon J. Geberth

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  1. Informants, Cooperating Witnesses, and Undercover Investigations

    A Practical Guide to Law, Policy, and Procedure, Second Edition

    By Dennis G. Fitzgerald

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The use of informants has been described as the "black hole of law enforcement." Failures in the training of police officers and federal agents in the recruitment and operation of informants has undermined costly long-term investigations, destroyed the careers of prosecutors and law enforcement...

    Published November 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation

    A Multidisciplinary Approach, Third Edition

    Edited by Robert R. Hazelwood, Ann Wolbert Burgess

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Less than half of all rapes believed to occur are reported to law enforcement, and of those assailants arrested even fewer are convicted of rape. This problem is now being addressed by all professions whose work brings them into contact with the victim or the offender. This Third Edition of...

    Published October 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Practical Military Ordnance Identification

    By Tom Gersbeck

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The threat variables associated with military ordnance are enormous, requiring the application of a structured process to identify unknown munitions. The focus of Practical Military Ordnance Identification is the application of a practical deductive process to identify unknown ordnance items that...

    Published March 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Practical Cold Case Homicide Investigations Procedural Manual

    By Richard H. Walton

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Designed for use by investigators in any agency, large or small, Practical Cold Case Homicide Investigations Procedural Manual provides an overview of the means and methods by which previously reported and investigated—yet unresolved—homicides might be solved. Written by an experienced cold case...

    Published December 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  5. Practical Homicide Investigation Checklist and Field Guide, Second Edition

    By Vernon J. Geberth

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques, Fourth Edition has long been considered the "bible of homicide investigation." Designed to accompany this bestselling work, Practical Homicide Investigation Checklist and Field Guide, Second Edition provides first...

    Published October 8th 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Autoerotic Deaths

    Practical Forensic and Investigative Perspectives

    By Anny Sauvageau, Vernon J. Geberth

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Autoerotic Deaths: Practical Forensic and Investigative Perspectives is a collaboration between two internationally known experts who combine their extensive experience to present a scientific, modern view of autoerotic death—complete with a wide variety of exquisite case histories, photographs,...

    Published April 10th 2013 by CRC Press

  7. Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Second Edition

    By Ross M. Gardner

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    All too often, the weakest link in the chain of criminal justice is the crime scene investigation. Improper collection of evidence blocks the finding of truth. Now in its second edition, Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation presents practical, proven methods to be used at any crime...

    Published December 28th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. The Counterterrorism Handbook

    Tactics, Procedures, and Techniques, Fourth Edition

    By Frank Bolz, Jr., Kenneth J. Dudonis, David P. Schulz

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Terrorists constantly present new challenges to law enforcement, emergency response teams, security planners, and others involved in counterterrorism. Since the last edition of this volume was published, additional atrocities have occurred and new threats have surfaced. The fourth edition of The...

    Published July 26th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Practical Forensic Digital Imaging

    Applications and Techniques

    By Patrick Jones

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Well-documented scenes can prove to be invaluable pieces of evidence at trial, and the ability to take compelling photographs is a critical skill for forensic scientists and investigators. Practical Forensic Digital Imaging: Applications and Techniques is an up-to-date and thorough treatment of...

    Published February 10th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Practical Bomb Scene Investigation, Second Edition

    By James T. Thurman

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Now in its second edition, Practical Bomb Scene Investigation explores the investigative process that improvised explosive device (IED) specialists undertake at the scene of an explosion. Providing easy-to-understand, step-by-step procedures for managing and processing a bomb scene, it enables...

    Published January 28th 2011 by CRC Press