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

1st Edition

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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

2nd 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 ...

Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past

8th Edition

James W. Osterburg, Richard H. Ward, Larry S. Miller
May 14, 2019

A classic in the field, Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past, Eighth Edition, presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a crime based on three major sources of information: people, physical evidence, and records. By...

The Expert Witness, Forensic Science, and the Criminal Justice Systems of the UK

1st Edition

S. Lucina Hackman, Fiona Raitt, Sue Black
May 06, 2019

The global nature of crime often requires expert witnesses to work and present their conclusions in courts outside their home jurisdiction with the corresponding need for them to have an understanding of the different structures and systems operating in other jurisdictions. This book will be a...

Corrections in the Community

7th Edition

Edward J. Latessa, Brian Lovins
April 22, 2019

Corrections in the Community, Seventh Edition, examines the current state of community corrections and proposes an evidence-based approach to making programs more effective. As the U.S. prison and jail systems continue to struggle, options like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and both...

Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Howard A. Harris, Henry C. Lee
February 25, 2019

This Second Edition of the best-selling Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics presents the practice of forensic science from a broad viewpoint.  The book has been developed to serve as an introductory textbook for courses at the undergraduate level—for both majors and non-majors—to...

Fingerprint Analysis Laboratory Workbook

1st Edition

Hillary Moses Daluz
January 16, 2019

Fingerprint analysis may be performed as part of many jobs, including crime scene technician, latent print examiner, criminalist, latent print technician, forensic specialist, and forensic scientist. Regardless of one�s specific discipline, a background knowledge of scientific practices in handling...

Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Hillary Moses Daluz
November 05, 2018

Building on the success of the first Edition—the first pure textbook designed specifically for students on the subject—Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition provides an understanding of the historical background of fingerprint evidence, and follows it all the way through to...

Fingerprint Analysis Laboratory Workbook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Hillary Moses Daluz
November 05, 2018

Fingerprint collection and analysis may be performed as part of many jobs, including crime scene technician, latent print examiner, criminalist, and lab supervisor. Regardless of one’s specific background or role in the process, a knowledge of scientific practices is critical in handling and...

Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ross M. Gardner, Donna Krouskup
November 02, 2018

Every action performed by a crime scene investigator has an underlying purpose: to both recover evidence and capture scene context. It is imperative that crime scene investigators must understand their mandate—not only as an essential function of their job but because they have the immense...

Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

3rd Edition

Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis
October 18, 2018

Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice, 3rd Edition, covers the formal and informal nature of the organizations involved in criminal justice. Kania and Davis provide an introduction to the administration, organization, and management of criminal justice...

A Life of Crime: My Career in Forensic Science

1st Edition

Douglas Lucas
October 15, 2018

A Life of Crime: My Career in Forensic Science chronicles the career and experiences of world-renowned forensic scientist, Dr. Douglas Lucas.  It is the culmination of his decades-worth of work in the field, developing innovative techniques that have revolutionized several aspects of forensic...

Introduction to Forensic Chemistry

1st Edition

Kelly M. Elkins
October 10, 2018

Chemistry/Forensic Science Forensic chemistry is a subdiscipline of forensic science, its principles guide the analyses performed in modern forensic laboratories. Forensic chemistry’s roots lie in medico-legal investigation, toxicology and microscopy and have since led the development of modern...

Criminal Law

2nd Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 27, 2018

In order to fully grasp criminal law concepts, students must go beyond mere rote memorization of the penal code and attempt to understand where the laws originate from and how they have developed. Criminal Law, Second Edition blends legal and moral reasoning in the examination of crimes and...

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