Criminal Investigation

Author: Kären Hess
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435469938
Release Date: 2009-02-23
Genre: Social Science

Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition is a practical, applied textbook that succinctly yet comprehensively covers the very latest in investigative tools and techniques as well as established investigative procedures. The text stresses practical procedures, techniques, and applications of private and public investigations to provide learners with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. It seamlessly integrates coverage of modern investigative tools alongside discussion of established investigation policies, procedures, and techniques for the law enforcement officer. Coverage has been updated and enhanced for such important topics such as terrorism and homeland security, the `CSI Effect, cybercrime, federal law enforcement investigations, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, ethics, and much more. Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition includes a carefully structured learning system, checklists, and visuals to make learning easy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Investigation Fourth Edition

Author: Michael J. Palmiotto
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439882184
Release Date: 2012-06-25
Genre: Law

Criminal investigators need broad knowledge of such topics as criminal law, criminal procedure, and investigative techniques. The best resource for these professionals will distill the needed information into one practical volume. Written in an accessible style, the fourth edition of Criminal Investigation maintains the same reader friendly approach that made its predecessors so popular with students, professionals, and practitioners. Beginning with an overview of the history of criminal investigation, the book explores current investigative practices and the legal issues that constrain or guide them. It discusses the wide range of sources of information available, including the internet, individuals, state and local sources, and federal agencies and commissions. Next, the book discusses other investigative techniques, including interviewing and interrogation, informants, surveillance, and undercover operations. A chapter on report writing provides explicit instructions on how to capture the most critical information needed in an investigation. Additional chapters cover the crime scene investigation and the crime laboratory. The remainder of the book delves into the specific investigative protocols for individual crimes, including sex offenses, homicide, mass and serial murder, assault and robbery, property crimes, cybercrime, and narcotics. Concluding chapters focus on the police/prosecutor relationship and investigative trends. Each chapter includes a summary, a list of key terms, and review questions so that readers can test their assimilation of the material. Clear and concise, this book is an essential resource for every criminal investigator’s toolbox.

Criminal Investigation

Author: Becker
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
ISBN: 9781449602154
Release Date: 2012-02-16
Genre: Law

Designed for Criminal Investigation courses, this thoroughly revised and updated Fourth Edition integrates criminal investigation with forensic science and legal foundations. It provides an in-depth look at the investigative process as well as the ethical considerations that apply. Discussions on investigative procedures, detailed figures, and real-life examples enhance the reader’s understanding and demonstrate how to effectively apply the techniques and tools presented. This ideal resource covers all aspects of criminal investigation pertaining to all types of crimes, not just homicide. It contains chapters on assault, aggravated assault, sexual assault, robbery, theft, burglary, arson, terrorism, cybercrime, and more. The integrated and accessible approach of the Fourth Edition will provide the reader with a solid foundation in criminal investigation techniques and procedures, as well as the applicable forensic and constitutional considerations. Criminal Investigation, Fourth Edition can be bundled with these online lab manuals and workbook, that along with the student companion website, provide your students with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. Ask your sales representative for discount bundle pricing and ISBN information. -Criminal Investigation Workbook, by Aric Dutelle -Basic Laboratory Manual for Forensic Science, by Ann Wolbert Burgess -Laboratory Manual for Criminalistics and Forensic Science, by Sherry T. Brown Key Features: -Chapters have been reorganized, and some combined, to include new up-to-date and relevant material. -Readers will learn how investigations are connected to a team that is much larger than those charged with the investigation of the crime, which includes first responders, forensic personnel, and prosecutors.

Introduction to Criminal Investigation

Author: Michael Birzer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781439897485
Release Date: 2016-04-19
Genre: Law

The manner in which criminal investigators are trained is neither uniform nor consistent, ranging from sophisticated training protocols in some departments to on-the-job experience alongside senior investigators in others. Ideal for students taking a first course in the subject as well as professionals in need of a refresher, Introduction to Criminal Investigation uses an accessible format to convey concepts in practical, concrete terms. Topics discussed include The history of criminal investigation in Western society Qualifications for becoming an investigator, the selection process, and ideal training requirements Crime scene search techniques, including planning and post-search debriefing Preparing effective field notes and investigative reports Interviewing and interrogating Types of evidence found at the crime scene and how to collect, package, and preserve it The contributions of forensic science to criminal investigations and the equipment used in crime labs Investigative protocol for a range of crimes, including property crimes, auto theft, arson, financial crimes, homicide, assault, sex crimes, and robbery Specialized investigations, including drug trafficking, cybercrime, and gang-related crime Legal issues involved in criminal investigations and preparing a case for trial Bringing together contributions from law enforcement personnel, academics, and attorneys, the book combines practical and theoretical elements to provide a comprehensive examination of today’s criminal investigative process. The accessible manner in which the information is conveyed makes this an ideal text for a wide-ranging audience.

Criminal Investigation

Author: Christine Hess Orthmann
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133710493
Release Date: 2012-02-22
Genre: Education

Known for its accessibility, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 10th Edition delivers a field-based approach to modern investigative principles and practices that is strongly grounded in current research. The 10th edition features contributions from law enforcement practitioner Sergeant Henry Lim Cho, as well as an updated art program. Demonstrating techniques and practical applications, the book introduces well-established tools, practices, and policies alongside the latest innovations in technology and science to give readers a broad perspective of criminal investigations today. Numerous pedagogical elements, illustrations and graphics, and a strong supplements package including CourseMate help students practice and master techniques and key concepts. Examples and case citations show readers how investigations affect the world around them. Topics covered include D.N.A. evidence, terrorism and homeland security, the C.S.I. Effect, cybercrime, federal law enforcement investigations, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, ethics, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Investigation

Author: Michael D. Lyman
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0135186218
Release Date: 2019-01-11
Genre: Criminal investigation

Revised edition of the author's Criminal investigation, [2017]

Police Operations Theory and Practice

Author: Kären M. Hess
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285667461
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This trusted book provides a focused, practical introduction to the key principles and practices guiding the operations of modern police departments. While maintaining its proven instructional approach and strong focus on community- and problem-oriented policing, the sixth edition of POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE reflects the latest trends and research shaping the day-to-day operations of progressive police departments. A new Perspectives from a First-Line Supervisor feature shares practical, applied information. Highlights include new and revised information on evolving technology, the police officer hiring process, how police use websites and social media to communicate with the public, patrol techniques, cultural diversity, cell phone use and laws, hazardous materials response, federal emergency response agencies, and cyberterrorism. The authors complement this wealth of information with an appealing writing style, numerous photos and illustrations, and real-life examples to engage your interest, enhance learning, and demonstrate the professional relevance of chapter material. Now better than ever, this convenient book is an ideal resource for law enforcement students and professionals who want an accessible, up-to-date guide to essential principles and current trends and practices in police operations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields From Internship to Promotion

Author: J. Scott Harr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495600329
Release Date: 2009-02-03
Genre: Social Science

This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Investigation

Author: Paul B. Weston
Publisher: Pearson College Division
ISBN: 0130942081
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Law

New edition of a standard textbook for undergraduate students. Updated to include current topics such as: date rape, crack, serial murders. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

Author: Kären M. Hess
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495390909
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Law

INTRODUCTION TO LAW ENFORCEMENT AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Ninth Edition, provides coverage of both law enforcement and the criminal justice system in one convenient text. This eminently practical, applied book not only provides an examination of the role of p

Criminal Justice in America

Author: George F. Cole
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305966062
Release Date: 2016-09-14
Genre: Education

This concise introductory criminal justice text uses an interdisciplinary approach to introduce students to the field's foundations and individual components, as well as to many contemporary controversies in the justice system. Through the use of current issues, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, efforts to reform sentencing and reduce prison populations, and the impact of new technologies, this book highlights societal developments that pose new challenges for criminal justice professionals. Created as an alternative to more encyclopedic introductory texts, this reader-friendly bestseller incorporates ideas, themes, and theories from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Ninth Edition, teaches students to become better citizens by helping them think critically about what justice means in our society and how individuals can play a role in defining that meaning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal procedure for the criminal justice professional

Author: John N. Ferdico
Publisher: Wadsworth Pub Co
ISBN: 0534629199
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Law

Part One: FRAMEWORK FOR THE STUDY OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE. 1. Individual Rights Under the United States Constitution. 2. Criminal Courts and Criminal Trials. 3. Basic Underlying Concepts: The Exclusionary Rule, Privacy, Probable Cause, and Reasonableness. Part Two: ARRESTS, SEARCH WARRANTS, STOPS, AND FRISKS. 4. Arrest. 5. Search Warrants. 6. Stops and Frisks. Part Three: EXCEPTIONS TO THE SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENT. 7. Search Incident to Arrest. 8. Consent Searches. 9. The Plain View Doctrine. 10. Search and Seizure of Vehicles and Containers. 11. Open Fields and Abandoned Property. Part Four: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND THE FIFTH AND SIXTH AMENDMENTS. 12. Admissions and Confessions. 13. Pretrial Identification Procedures.

Criminal Procedure Law and Practice

Author: Rolando del Carmen
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285062891
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today’s law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 9e gives you a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging you down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law on arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics on racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, technology, the USA Patriot Act, and much more. Long known for its relevance to law enforcement, it features interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Procedure

Author: Joel Samaha
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285457871
Release Date: 2014-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This straightforward introduction to criminal procedure combines case excerpts with clear, detailed legal discussion and analysis to equip readers with a solid understanding of the field. Widely acclaimed author Dr. Joel Samaha is known for his unique ability to help readers grasp the complexities of law by clearly and carefully presenting all sides of an issue. The exciting new Ninth Edition addresses the entire criminal procedure process--from search and seizure to post-conviction sentencing and review by appellate courts--while providing new or expanded coverage of such key topics as the changing political nature of the Supreme Court, forensic evidence, terrorism, enhanced interrogation, military courts, immigration law, mass domestic violence, gun control, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.