Forensics & Criminal Justice

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Published:
October 17, 2014
Author(s):
Mark Okuda, Frank H. Stephenson, PhD.
One failing of many forensic science textbooks is the isolation of chapters into compartmentalized units. This format prevents students from understanding the connection between material learned in previous chapters with that of the current chapter. Using a unique format, A Hands-On Introduction to 
Published:
October 17, 2014
Author(s):
Daniel Adrian Doss, William H. Glover, Jr., Rebecca A. Goza, Michael Wigginton, Jr.
Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system 
Published:
October 14, 2014
Editor(s):
John A. Winterdyk
Juvenile justice has been and remains a topical issue at national and international levels. There are various standards and guidelines for administration, but six major models characterize juvenile justice systems worldwide: participatory, welfare, corporatism, modified justice, justice, and crime 
Published:
October 14, 2014
Author(s):
Paola A. Prada, Allison M. Curran, Kenneth G. Furton
During the last decade, a significant number of scientific studies have supported the use of human scent as a biometric tool and indicator of the presence, or absence, of an individual at a crime scene. These findings even extend to conducting scent identification line-ups with suspects. Human 
Published:
October 13, 2014
Editor(s):
John A. Eterno
Studying the flagship New York City Police Department is critical to understanding policing and democratic society. An examination of the department by experts who have been studying it for years, The New York City Police Department: The Impact of Its Policies and Practices provides a frank and 
Published:
October 09, 2014
Author(s):
Marie-Helen Maras
Globalization and the easy movement of people, weapons, and toxins across borders has transformed security into a transnational phenomenon. Preventing transnational security threats has proven to be a very difficult challenge for governments and institutions around the world. Transnational Security 
Published:
September 26, 2014
Author(s):
Ted Vosk, Ashley F. Emery
Forensic metrology is the application of scientific measurement to the investigation and prosecution of crime. Forensic measurements are relied upon to determine breath and blood alcohol and drug concentrations, weigh seized drugs, perform accident reconstruction, and for many other applications. 
Published:
September 26, 2014
Author(s):
W. Mark Dale, Wendy S. Becker
New technologies, including DNA and digital databases that can compare known and questioned exemplars, have transformed forensic science and greatly impacted the investigative process. They have also made the work more complicated. Obtaining proper resources to provide quality and timely forensic 
Published:
September 25, 2014
Author(s):
Robert J. Girod
All too often, professional investigations fail because those involved jump to conclusions and draw faulty premises that leave the trail cold. Correct conclusions are not the result of guessing, but by applying efficient thought processes. Logical Investigative Methods: Critical Thinking and 
Published:
September 03, 2014
Author(s):
Sedat Mulayim, Miranda Lai, Caroline Norma
Police interviews with suspects and witnesses provide some of the most significant evidence in criminal investigations. Frequently challenging, they require special training and skills. This interaction process is further complicated when the suspect or witness does not speak the same language as 

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