Criminal Investigation presents criminal investigation as a science rather than an art. It is widely recognized as the most accurate and comprehensive text in the field. This practical step-by-step introduction to criminal investigation gives students a logical framework for understanding the investigative process. Major sections cover issues such as environmental crime, arrest and search warrants, videotaping of crime scenes, the changing nature of the terrorist threat and drugs.
CHAPTER 2: Legal Aspects of Investigation
CHAPTER 3: Investigators, the Investigative Process, and the Crime Scene
CHAPTER 4: Physical Evidence
CHAPTER 5: Interviewing and Interrogation
CHAPTER 6: Field Notes and Reporting
CHAPTER 7: The Follow-Up Investigation and Investigative Resources
CHAPTER 8: The Crime Laboratory
CHAPTER 9: Injury and Death Investigations
CHAPTER 10: Sex-Related Offenses
CHAPTER 11: Crimes Against Children
CHAPTER 12: Human Trafficking
CHAPTER 13: Robbery
CHAPTER 14: Burglary
CHAPTER 15: Larceny/Theft and White-Collar Crime
CHAPTER 16: Vehicle Thefts and Related Offenses
CHAPTER 17: Cybercrime
CHAPTER 18: Agricultural, Wildlife, and Environmental Crimes
CHAPTER 19: Arson and Explosives Investigations
CHAPTER 20: Recognition, Control, and Investigation of Drug Abuse
CHAPTER 21: Understanding and Investigating Terrorism
CHAPTER 22: The Trial Process and the Investigator as a Witness
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