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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 ...

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...

Managing Criminal Justice Organizations: An Introduction to Theory and Practice

3rd Edition

Richard R.E. Kania, Richards P. Davis
October 15, 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...

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...

Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ross M. Gardner, Donna Krouskup
October 01, 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...

Data-Driven Law: Data Analytics and the New Legal Services

1st Edition

Edward J. Walters
July 27, 2018

For increasingly data-savvy clients, lawyers can no longer give "it depends" answers rooted in anecdata. Clients insist that their lawyers justify their reasoning, and with more than a limited set of war stories. The considered judgment of an experienced lawyer is unquestionably valuable. However,...

Gangs and Organized Crime

1st Edition

George W. Knox, Gregg Etter, Carter F. Smith
July 10, 2018

In Gangs and Organized Crime, George W. Knox, Gregg W. Etter, and Carter F. Smith offer an informed and carefully investigated examination of gangs and organized crime groups, covering street gangs, prison gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and organized crime groups from every continent. The authors...

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security

1st Edition

Michael Erbschloe
June 29, 2018

Extremist Propaganda in Social Media: A Threat to Homeland Security presents both an analysis of the impact of propaganda in social media and the rise of extremism in mass society from technological and social perspectives. The book identifies the current phenomenon, what shall be dubbed for...

Successful Expert Testimony

5th Edition

Max M. Houck, Christine Funk, Harold Feder
June 22, 2018

A major revision of the landmark book on expert testimony Feder’s Succeeding as an Expert Witness, Successful Expert Testimony, Fifth Edition highlights the book’s value to both attorneys and expert witnesses in promoting effective, impactful courtroom testimony. The book outlines the role of...

Civil Liability in Criminal Justice

7th Edition

Darrell L. Ross
May 29, 2018

The increasing litigation against criminal justice practitioners in the United States poses a significant problem for law enforcement and other personnel. Law enforcement and corrections professionals need to have a working knowledge of both criminal law and the civil law process to ensure that...

Scientific Examination of Documents: Methods and Techniques, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

David Ellen, Stephen Day, Christopher Davies
May 08, 2018

Revised and expanded to reflect the most recent innovations in the field, The Scientific Examination of Documents, Fourth Edition is a handy, accessible volume detailing current best-practices for forensic document examination. Since the first edition published in 1989, there have been drastic...

Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve: Exploring, Comparing, and Assessing Volunteer Policing in the United States and the United Kingdom

1st Edition

Ross Wolf, Carol Borland Jones
May 07, 2018

Volunteer Police, Choosing to Serve provides an in-depth comparison between volunteer policing in the United States and in the United Kingdom, and explores the shared past and similar—yet sometimes divergent—evolution of special constables, auxiliaries, and reserves. It discusses the...

The Sherlock Effect: How Forensic Doctors and Investigators Disastrously Reason Like the Great Detective

1st Edition

Thomas W. Young
May 07, 2018

Forensic science is in crisis and at a cross-roads. Movies and television dramas depict forensic heroes with high-tech tools and dazzling intellects who—inside an hour, notwithstanding commercials—piece together past-event puzzles from crime scenes and autopsies.  Likewise, Sherlock Holmes—the...

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