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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 ...

Private Security and the Law, 5th Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 21, 2017

Private Security and the Law, Fifth Edition, is a singular resource that provides the most comprehensive analysis of practices in the security industry with respect to law, regulation, licensure, and constitutional questions of case and statutory authority. The book begins with a historical...

Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

Larry S. Miller, John T. Whitehead
September 20, 2017

The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50–75 percent of their time writing administrative and research reports. The information provided in these reports is crucial to the functioning of our system of justice. Report Writing for...

Monitoring Detention, Custody, Torture and Ill-treatment: A Practical Approach to Prevention and Documentation

Jason Payne-James, Jonathan Beynon, Duarte Vieira
September 12, 2017

This landmark practical guide assists all those involved in monitoring detention conditions and investigating and preventing torture. The prestigious global author team identify the medical, legal and professional frameworks and international instruments applicable to those detained, and highlight...

Quality Assurance in the Pathology Laboratory: Forensic, Technical, and Ethical Aspects

Maciej J. Bogusz
September 12, 2017

Quality refers to the amount of the unpriced attributes contained in each unit of the priced attribute. Leffler, 1982 Quality is neither mind nor matter, but a third entity independent of the two, even though Quality cannot be defined, you know what it is. Pirsig, 2000 The continuous formulation...

The Psychology of Terrorists: Tools for Profiling and Counterterrorism

Raymond H. Hamden
September 01, 2017

Drawing on his extensive experience, including research, consultations, and first-hand interviews, Richard Hamden presents a unique look at terrorists as individual players with personal motives as well as those of principle. Organizing the psychology of terrorists into four distinct profiles, he...

Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications

M. Eric Benbow, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Aaron M. Tarone
September 01, 2017

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...

Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering, Analysis and Investigations, Fourth Edition

Michael R. Ronczkowski
August 29, 2017

The ability of law enforcement agencies to manage and act upon intelligence is the key to countering terrorism. Likewise, a critical foundation of intelligence-led policing is the proper analysis of all information gained. Terrorism and Organized Hate Crime: Intelligence Gathering, Analysis, and...

Medico-Legal Death Investigation: From Crime Scene to Courtroom: A Detective's Companion

William J. Powers
August 26, 2017

Written in clear and simple language, this primer/handbook examines and explains—from the perspective of a criminal investigator—the law and how it relates to criminal investigations. The book begins with an introduction to the parties and the rules and then discusses the crime scene, unique...

Forensic Psychiatry: Fundamentals and Clinical Practice

Basant Puri, Ian H. Treasaden
August 22, 2017

This book covers the basic science and neurobiology of violence and integrates this with clinical, legal, and ethical aspects of forensic psychiatry. Unique text which integrates the basic sciences, clinical, legal, and ethical aspects Highly illustrated. Numerous colour images in the basic...

Principles of Kinesic Interview and Interrogation, Third Edition

Stan B. Walters
August 15, 2017

The third edition of this perennial bestseller continues to cover the principles of kinesics, including how to determine behavior from speech and body language, and how behavior is often exhibited in written statements. Addressing current issues faced by professional investigative interviewers,...

Forensic Psychological and Neuropsychological Evaluations in Murder Cases: A Guide for Practitioners in Law, Mental Health, and Neuroscience

John M. Fabian
August 15, 2017

This essential reference for forensic mental health professionals and attorneys, neuroscientists, and social workers engaged in criminal law provides a guide on how to best assess and defend murder defendants through criminal forensic psychological evaluations. Combining forensic psychological,...

Pioneers in Forensic Science: Innovations and Issues in Practice

Kelly M. Pyrek
August 10, 2017

This book highlights the contributions of leading forensic science practitioners, iconic figures who have been integral in both establishing current scientific and medicolegal practices and innovative evidence collection, testing, and analysis methods. Such professionals include Henry Lee, Michael...

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