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Criminal Investigation : Art and Science

Criminal Investigation : Art and Science - 4th edition

Criminal Investigation : Art and Science - 4th edition

ISBN13: 9780131198777

ISBN10: 0131198777

Criminal Investigation : Art and Science by Michael D. Lyman - ISBN 9780131198777
Edition: 4TH 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2005
International: No
Criminal Investigation : Art and Science by Michael D. Lyman - ISBN 9780131198777

ISBN13: 9780131198777

ISBN10: 0131198777

Edition: 4TH 05

Summary

For courses in Criminal Investigation.

This book presents crime detection as a dynamic field relying heavily on the past experiences of investigators as well as recent practical and technological innovations. It explores the many external variables that can influence the investigator's success and the specific methods of crime detection and prosecution of law available in today. The text is intended to meet the needs of both students and professors by presenting information in a logical flowlike the steps and considerations observed in an actual criminal investigation.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I: FUNDAMENTAL OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION.

1. Criminal Investigation: An Overview.
2. The Preliminary Investigation.

PART 2: THE INVESTIGATION PROCESS.

3. Documenting the Crime Scene.
4. Search and Seizure.
5. Identification of Criminal Suspects.
6. The Criminal Intelligence Function.
7. Undercover and Surveillance Operations.
8. Making an Arrest.
9. Interviews and Interrogation.
10. Development and Management of Informants.

PART 3: INTERPERSONAL VIOLENCE.

11. Wrongful Death.
12. Robbery.
13. Assault and Related Offenses.
14. Sex Offenses.
15. Child Abuse and Neglect.

PART 4: PROPERTY CRIMES.

16. Burglary.
17. Larceny-Theft.
18. Motor Vehicle Theft.
19. Arson and Bombings.

PART 5: VICE CRIMES AND RELATED OFFENSES.

20. Drug Offenses.
21. White-Collar Crime.

PART 6: PROSECUTION.

22. Preparation for Court.
Appendix A: Physical Evidence.
Appendix B: Cases.
Appendix C: Glossary.
Index.