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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 October 17th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. Practical Criminal Investigative Analysis

    Offender Profiling for Criminal and Civil Investigations

    By Raymond M. Pierce

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Criminal profiling has become a popular and often controversial practice, spawning countless books and television programs. Different from other books, which focus on complicated statistical analyses only a specialist can derive, Practical Criminal Investigative Analysis: Offender Profiling for...

    Published June 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Practical Fire and Arson Investigation, Third Edition

    By David R. Redsicker

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    Practical Fire and Arson Investigation, Third Edition continues to inform all levels of investigators in the practice of investigating fires. From determining origin and cause, through interviews and documentation, to court testimony, this best-selling text covers all aspects of a typical arson...

    Published June 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Practical Forensic Entomology

    Time of Death, Decomposition, and the Insects Used in Death Investigation

    By Neal H. Haskell

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    This book examines the theory and procedures of forensic entomology and provides an array of taxonomic insect identification keys for commonly encountered carrion insect species. Each chapter begins with a case study taken from the author's own investigations. The book explores the background of...

    Published June 15th 2012 by CRC Press

  9. Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, Third Edition

    By Stan B. Walters

    Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations

    The third edition of this perennial bestseller continues to cover the principles of kinesics, including how to determine behavior from speech and body language, and how behavior is often exhibited in written statements. Addressing current issues faced by professional investigative interviewers,...

    Published June 15th 2012 by CRC Press