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    The Forensics & Criminal Justice collection encompasses books on law enforcement, policing, criminal justice and the law, forensic pathology, crime scene investigation, DNA analysis, and fire investigation. Examining the science and practice of law, justice, and forensics, topics range from crime causation, interviewing, investigation, and global police practice to laboratory testing, DNA testing, crime scene investigation, and unique forensic science areas of specialty. Books in this collection are written by professors, pathologists, forensic scientists, and police practitioners at the top of their fields.

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Forensic Biology, Second Edition

Forensic Biology, Second Edition

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Richard Li

March 11, 2015

Over the last several years, new research and developments in analysis methods and practice have led to rapid advancements in forensic biology. Identifying critical points of knowledge and new methodological approaches in the field, Forensic Biology, Second Edition focuses on forensic serology and f...

Cybersecurity: Protecting Critical Infrastructures from Cyber Attack and Cyber Warfare

Cybersecurity: Protecting Critical Infrastructures from Cyber Attack and Cyber Warfare

Thomas A. Johnson

April 16, 2015

The World Economic Forum regards the threat of cyber attack as one of the top five global risks confronting nations of the world today. Cyber attacks are increasingly targeting the core functions of the economies in nations throughout the world. The threat to attack critical infrastructures,...

Narco-Cults: Understanding the Use of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican Religious Cultures in the Drug Wars

Narco-Cults: Understanding the Use of Afro-Caribbean and Mexican Religious Cultures in the Drug Wars

Tony M. Kail

April 15, 2015

Those who know about how spirituality plays into the world of drug smuggling have likely heard of Santa Muerte, Jesus Malverde, and Santería, but the details of the more obscure African religions and Latin American folk saints and cults often remain a mystery. While the vast majority of these...

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks

Claire M. Lathers, Paul L. Schraeder, Jan E. Leestma, Braxton B. Wannamaker, Richard L. Verrier, F.A.C.C., Ph.D., Steven C. Schachter, MD

April 06, 2015

Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy: Mechanisms and New Methods for Analyzing Risks builds on earlier works focusing on the clinical problem of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP). This book presents a methodology for identifying and classifying clusters of risks that lead to SUDEP....

Forensic Biology, Second Edition

Forensic Biology, Second Edition

Richard Li

March 11, 2015

Over the last several years, new research and developments in analysis methods and practice have led to rapid advancements in forensic biology. Identifying critical points of knowledge and new methodological approaches in the field, Forensic Biology, Second Edition focuses on forensic serology and...

Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform

Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform

Kam C. Wong

March 06, 2015

The HKP (Hong Kong Police), ‘Asia’s Finest’, is a battle-tested professional organization with strong leadership, competent staff, and deep culture. It is also a continuously learning and reforming agency in pursuit of organisational excellence. Policing in Hong Kong: History and Reform is the...

Forensic Entomology: International Dimensions and Frontiers

Forensic Entomology: International Dimensions and Frontiers

Jeffery Keith Tomberlin, M. Eric Benbow

March 03, 2015

The use of forensic entomology has become established as a global science. Recent efforts in the field bridge multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, microbiology, chemistry, genetics, and systematics as well as ecology and evolution. The first book of its kind, Forensic Entomology:...

Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Two

Trends in the Judiciary: Interviews with Judges Across the Globe, Volume Two

David Lowe, Dilip K. Das

February 06, 2015

The term judicial opinion can be a misnomer as rarely are judges’ true feelings on legal issues and the work they do made available to the public. Judges are constrained when writing decisions to follow the law and leave personal commentary aside. Through a series of revealing interviews, this book...

From Police to Security Professional: A Guide to a Successful Career Transition

From Police to Security Professional: A Guide to a Successful Career Transition

Michael S. D'Angelo

January 28, 2015

Former police and military personnel possess attractive skill sets for the private security industry; however, the transition to the corporate arena is not without challenges. Competition for these jobs is fierce. Many candidates possess degrees in security management—some having spent their entire...

Advanced Crime Scene Photography, Second Edition

Advanced Crime Scene Photography, Second Edition

Christopher D Duncan

January 15, 2015

The ability to thoroughly and properly document a crime scene through photography is a must for crime scene investigators. Regardless of the time of day, weather conditions, or confines in which a piece of evidence is concealed, photographs must be true and accurate. Capturing all the pertinent...

Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence - Two Volume Set (Print Version)

Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence - Two Volume Set (Print Version)

Gregory Moore

December 19, 2014

The Encyclopedia of U.S. Intelligence is the first definitive work to chronicle the history, profile prominent figures, examine world-renowned agencies, and mark key events that have shaped the present U.S. intelligence landscape. With contributions from scholars, researchers, academics, and...

Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two

Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World, Volume Two

Martha Henderson Hurley, Dilip K. Das

December 19, 2014

The first volume of the Trends in Corrections: Interviews with Corrections Leaders Around the World series introduced readers to the great diversity that exists cross-culturally in the political, social, and economic context of the correctional system. Presenting transcribed interviews of...

Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack

Soft Target Hardening: Protecting People from Attack

Jennifer Hesterman

December 18, 2014

Terrorist attacks occur daily and are increasingly being aimed at civilian populations around the world. Battlefield lines have been redrawn to include churches, schools, hospitals, and malls. This breach of moral boundary is shocking and invokes fear—two primary goals of terrorism. Although there...

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