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Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition DVD

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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

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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

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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 ...

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...

Understanding White-Collar Crime: A Convenience Perspective

Petter Gottschalk
September 16, 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...

Forensic Gait Analysis

Haydn D. Kelly
September 15, 2016

This book introduces the intersection of podiatric medicine with forensic investigation, a study which links suspects to crimes through analysis of their style of movement. It provides a thorough yet concise explanation of how the musculoskeletal system and biomechanics affect gait. A DVD with...

Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators

David J. George
September 15, 2016

With numerous examples from infamous, historical cases to recent overdoses by musicians and movie stars, this book examines the myriad substances, dosages, and contexts that can result in death by chemical. Written in an engaging, rapid-fire style, it offers the layman and professional alike...

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...

Homicide: A Forensic Psychology Casebook

Joan Swart, Lee Mellor
August 30, 2016

Forensic psychology plays an increasingly important role in criminal investigations and legal decision-making. Homicide: A Forensic Psychology Casebook guides readers through the practical aspects of homicide cases across the entire criminal justice system, from the investigative process to the...

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...

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