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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...

Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques, Fifth Edition

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Vernon J. Geberth
May 12, 2015

Renowned for being THE definitive resource for homicide investigators, Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques details the recognized protocols used by investigative divisions of major police departments throughout the world. The text is used in most police aca...

Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook

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Everett Baxter Jr.
May 20, 2015

Crime scene investigators are the foundation for every criminal investigation. The admissibility and persuasiveness of evidence in court, and in turn, the success of a case, is largely dependent upon the evidence being properly collected, recorded, and handled for future analysis by investigators an...

Primary Tooth Development in Infancy: A Text and Atlas

P. Sema Aka, Murat Yagan, Nergis Canturk, Rukiye Dagalp
August 26, 2015

Primary Tooth Development in Infancy: A Text and Atlas describes the initial phase of human dentition. It includes more than 1,500 photographs of fetal and infant teeth up to the age of one year. The book presents each step in the developmental phases in photographs accompanied by concise...

Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations

David Lowe
August 25, 2015

Based primarily upon information from the UK Special Branch Counterterrorism Unit, Policing Terrorism: Research Studies into Police Counterterrorism Investigations takes you through the mechanics of a counterterrorism investigation. A combination of legal and empirical research, this entry in the...

Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications

M. Eric Benbow, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Aaron M. Tarone
August 22, 2015

Decomposition and recycling of vertebrate remains have been understudied, hampered largely due to these processes being aesthetically challenging (e.g., smell and sight). Technological innovations have provided the means to explore new and historically understood natural systems to give us a...

Inside a Police Informant's Mind

Paul Derry
August 22, 2015

Written by a former informant, Inside a Police Informant’s Mind presents an honest account of the role, risks, and motives of police informants. It chronicles the relationship and course of events between the author and a Royal Canadian Mounted Police commissioner. The author provides a fascinating...

Police Suicide: Is Police Culture Killing Our Officers?

Ronald A. Rufo
August 20, 2015

There is no question that more police officers die from suicide than those killed in the line of duty. The suicide and attempted suicide of police officers is a mental health concern that has been neglected for far too long.Police Suicide: Is Police Culture Killing Our Officers? provides realistic...

Bombs, IEDs, and Explosives: Identification, Investigation, and Disposal Techniques

Paul R. Laska
August 10, 2015

A guide on procedures, administration, and equipment, Bombs, IEDs, and Explosives: Identification, Investigation, and Disposal Techniques introduces concepts, basic knowledge, and necessary skill sets for bomb technicians. It covers topics such as training resources, bomb threat and incident...

Virtuous Policing: Bridging America's Gulf Between Police and Populace

David G. Bolgiano, L. Morgan Banks, III, James M. Patterson
August 08, 2015

"It pulls no punches, shuns no controversial topic, and glosses over no issues or problems that beset America’s law enforcement community in our day. For those who may be prone to suspect the motives of these self-confessed lovers of cops and warriors, the title of this book…should be sufficient to...

Crime Scene Staging Dynamics in Homicide Cases

Laura Gail Pettler
August 06, 2015

Individuals who perpetrate murder sometimes pose or reposition victims, weapons, and evidence to make it look like events happened in a different way than what actually transpired. Until now, there has been scarce literature published on crime scene staging.Crime Scene Staging Dynamics in Homicide...

The U.S. Domestic Intelligence Enterprise: History, Development, and Operations

Darren E. Tromblay
August 05, 2015

Much has been written about U.S. intelligence operations. However, intelligence, as it is conducted in the U.S. domestic environment, has usually been treated in a fractured and sensationalistic manner. This book dispassionately assesses the U.S. domestically oriented intelligence enterprise by...

Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: A Guidebook, Second Edition

Kenneth S. Cohen
August 05, 2015

Based on the author’s more than 35 years of experience as a successful expert witness, this revised and expanded edition of Expert Witnessing and Scientific Testimony: A Guidebook demonstrates how to properly present scientific, criminal, and forensic testimony and survive the onslaught of...

Armour: Materials, Theory, and Design

Paul J. Hazell
July 29, 2015

Highlights Recent Advances in Materials/Armour Technology As long as conflict exists in the world, protection technologies will always be in demand. Armour: Materials, Theory, and Design describes the existing and emerging protection technologies that are currently driving the latest advances in...

Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime

Tina L. Freiburger, Catherine D. Marcum
July 29, 2015

Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime provides a rare up-to-date examination of women both as offenders and employees in the criminal justice system. While the crime rate in the United States is currently decreasing, the rate of female incarceration is...

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