Interviewing and Investigation

Author: Denise K. Gosselin
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 0134868196
Release Date: 2018-01-16
Genre: Interviewing in law enforcement

Earlier edition published in 2007 as: Smart talk: contemporary interviewing and interrogation.

Preliminary Criminal Investigations

Author: Dennis Potter
Publisher: LawTech Publishing Group
ISBN: 9781563252778
Release Date: 2015-09-29
Genre: Law

The authors’ combined 50 years as peace officers, college instructors, and law enforcement trainers provide a unique approach to the basic concepts of preliminary investigations. While written for lower division college students with no investigative background, it is also valuable to criminal justice professionals. The text begins with the basics of preliminary investigation, accreditation, rules of evidence, and Constitutional case law. Building on these chapters, the authors use real life case experiences to explore and explain virtually every type of investigation, surveillance techniques, infiltration of criminal organizations, media releases, interview & interrogation, and court appearance. This text is appropriate for criminal justice, criminal investigation, and homeland security programs. It is also suited for programs in emergency management, corporate security, psychology, emergency medical services and healthcare, police academy programs, and continuing professional development.

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: Kären M. Hess
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285862613
Release Date: 2016-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Easy to read and well-organized, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 11th Edition delivers a field-based approach to modern investigative principles and practices that is strongly grounded in current research. Demonstrating techniques and practical applications, the book introduces long-standing tools, practices, and policies alongside the latest innovations in technology and science to give readers and future criminal justice professionals a broad perspective of criminal investigations today. Topics covered include D.N.A. evidence, terrorism and homeland security, the increasing standard of proof for stop vs. search/arrest vs. conviction, cybercrime, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, and ethics, among many others. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Investigative Failures

Author: D. Kim Rossmo
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420047523
Release Date: 2008-12-15
Genre: Law

Avoid Major Investigative Traps What causes competent and dedicated investigators to make avoidable mistakes, jeopardizing the successful resolution of their cases? Authored by a 21-year police veteran and university research professor, Criminal Investigative Failures comprehensively defines and discusses the causes and problems most common to failed investigations. More importantly, it outlines realistic strategies for avoiding investigative pitfalls. Illuminated with case studies, this practical resource examines three main reasons for investigative failure: Cognitive biases, such as tunnel vision, that lead to mistakes in reasoning Organizational traps, such as groupthink, that investigators fall prey to within their agencies Probability errors, such as the prosecutor’s fallacy, in forensic science and criminal profiling The Dangers of Assumptions and Organizational Ego Authoritative contributors from a variety of disciplines elaborate on the aforementioned core points with commentary and case studies of well-known crimes. Written in a quick-to-grasp style, this useful text provides practical advice for avoiding investigative failures. It is an invaluable reference for investigators looking to prevent future failures of justice and find the truth.

Crime justice

Author: Howard Abadinsky
Publisher: Wadsworth Pub Co
ISBN: 0830412522
Release Date: 1992-12-31
Genre: Law

The second edition of this popular introductory text presents complex ideas and information in a comprehensive and readable format. The book starts with the basic learning tools of definitions, research methods, statistics, typologies, and ideologies relating to crime and justice. Subsequent chapters cover the evolution, history, and contemporary operation of the components of the criminal justice system, namely law enforcement, courts, and corrections.Crime and Justice features expanded coverage of the research tools for analyzing crime, theories of crime causation, and jails in America. In addition, the issue of juvenile justice has been integrated into the entire text. Based on the latest research data, trends in the field, and relevant legal changes, it is the most comprehensive examination of criminal justice available.

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Release Date: 1985
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Introduction to International Criminal Law

Author: M. Cherif Bassiouni
Publisher: Martinus Nijhoff Publishers
ISBN: 9789004186446
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Law

This title covers the history, nature, and sources of international criminal law; the ratione personae; ratione materiae - sources of substantive international criminal law; the indirect enforcement system; the direct enforcement system; and much more.