Forensics & Criminal Justice

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Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition DVD


Charles Catanese
February 3, 2016

Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, this DVD version demonstrates visually the postmortem changes of the human body and the different kinds of patterns produced in deaths caused by natural causes, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, substance abuse, poisonin...

Utilizing Forensic Technologies for Unidentified Human Remains: Death Investigation Resources, Strategies, and Disconnects


George W. Adams
November 23, 2015

In missing and unidentified investigations, an abyss of dissonance seems to exist between law enforcement and the community they serve that all too often creates grating wounds that may never heal. Utilizing Forensic Technologies for Unidentified Human Remains: Death Investigation Resources, Strateg...

Forensic Uses of Digital Imaging, Second Edition


John C. Russ
January 22, 2016

The ability to work with, and retrieve images, is vital to forensic and criminal case work. During a five-decade-long career, author John C. Russ has taught methods for image processing and measurement to thousands of students. Forensic Uses of Digital Imaging, Second Edition distills his classroom ...

Change and Reform in Law Enforcement: Old and New Efforts from Across the Globe

Scott W. Phillips, Dilip K. Das
October 26, 2016

This book provides broad exposure to a variety of policing reforms that have not received adequate attention. It includes information and examples from different countries regarding efforts to change aspects of policing that are problematic or involve changes in the way crimes are committed....

Guns and Crime: The Data Don't Lie

Mark Gius
October 25, 2016

This book will examine gun violence and crime in America. The emphasis in this text will be on the inadequacy of the data on firearm ownership. In addition, there will be a discussion of murder and other violent crimes in the United States and the limitations of that data as well. It will be the...

Illegal Online File Sharing, Decision-Analysis, and the Pricing of Digital Goods

Michael I. C. Nwogugu
October 18, 2016

Illegal online file sharing costs companies tens of billions of dollars of lost revenues around the world annually and results in lost productivity, various psychological issues, and significant reduction of incentives to create and innovate. Legislative, technical, and enforcement efforts have...

Understanding White-Collar Crime: A Convenience Perspective

Petter Gottschalk
September 30, 2016

Understanding White-Collar Crime develops the concept of convenience as the main explanation for crime occurrence. Examining all three dimensions of crime—economic, organizational, and behavioral—the book argues that when white-collar crime becomes less convenient, crime rates will go down. By...

Unexpected Infant Death Autopsy Manual

Evan Matshes
September 26, 2016

Because an infant is not merely a small adult, an infant autopsy in not simply a small adult autopsy. Specific procedures, factors, and considerations must be accounted for as part of the process. Data obtained from an infant autopsy, in a medicolegal context, should all but eliminate cases of...

Bearing Witness to Change: Forensic Psychiatry and Psychology Practice

Ezra Griffith, Michael A. Norko, Alec Buchanan, Madelon V. Baranoski, Howard Zonana
September 12, 2016

This book explores the response of forensic psychiatry and psychology to changes over the last several decades. It presents the disciplines themselves as change agents that have shaped forensic work, public policy, and law. Topics include selected developments in forensic practice, the management...

Police Use of Force: Important Issues Facing the Police and the Communities They Serve

Michael J. Palmiotto
September 09, 2016

Starting with a historical introduction, Police Use of Force presents readers with critical and timely issues facing police and the communities they serve when police encounters turn violent. Dr. Palmiotto offers in-depth coverage of the use of force, deadly force, non-lethal weapons,...

Munchausen by Proxy and Other Factitious Abuse: Practical and Forensic Investigative Techniques

Kathryn Artingstall
September 02, 2016

This book covers Munchausen and Munchausen by Proxy (MBP) though the terms have recently changed. The 2013 DSM-V—the update to the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) diagnostic and classification tool—has classified both Munchausen and MBP as "Factitious Systematic Abuse." While thought to...

Forensic Medicolegal Injury and Death Investigation

Mary H. Dudley, M.D.
September 02, 2016

Introducing the basic concepts of clinical forensic medicine and death investigation, this book covers the main areas of forensic investigation . It provides an introduction to forensic science and coverage of injury patterns, natural disease, accidental trauma, child injury and fatalities,...

Intimate Partner Violence: Effective Procedure, Response and Policy

Elicka Sparks, Kit Gruelle
September 01, 2016

Written by experts with a combined 50 years of experience teaching and researching in the field of domestic abuse, Intimate Partner Violence: Effective Procedure, Response, and Policy provides practical instruction for practitioners and lay people responding to domestic violence, as well as ideas...

Criminal Enterprise Investigation

Thomas A. Trier
August 29, 2016

Many cities, towns, and municipalities across the United States have criminal organizations operating within their jurisdictions. This book gives the investigator a guide to probing, evaluating, and analyzing local criminal organizations, with the goal of disrupting and dismantling criminal...

Training Law Enforcement Officers

Rick D. Giovengo
August 29, 2016

This how-to guide covers every aspect of law enforcement training, from training academy administration, to designing curricula, to identifying and utilizing qualified instructors. Using the latest methodologies, technologies, and best practices, Training Law Enforcement Officers gives law...