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Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Ross M. Gardner, Donna Krouskup
November 2, 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 respons...

Introduction to Forensic Science and Criminalistics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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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—...

Female Offenders and Reentry: Pathways and Barriers to Returning to Society

1st Edition

Lisa M. Carter, Catherine D. Marcum
October 17, 2019

Often, research concerning the female offender is scarce. This book adds to the criminological literature on the topic of reentry for women, focusing on the barriers women face as they return to society and adjust to life after incarceration. Each chapter addresses specific issues, challenges, and...

Developments in Handwriting and Signature Identification in the Digital Age

1st Edition

Heidi H. Harralson
October 16, 2019

The examination of handwriting and signatures has a long and established history as a forensic discipline. With the advancement of technology in the use of digital tablets for signature capture, changes in handwriting examination are necessary. Other changes in handwriting, such as in increase in...

A Hands-On Introduction to Forensic Science: Cracking the Case, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Mark M. Okuda, Frank H. Stephenson, PhD.
October 07, 2019

A Hands-On Introduction to Forensic Science, Second Edition continues in the tradition of the first edition taking a wholly unique approach to teaching forensic science. Each chapter begins with a brief, fictional narrative that runs through the entire book; it is a crime fiction narrative...

Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices

4th Edition

Julie Dickinson, Anne Meyer
September 30, 2019

Legal Nurse Consulting Principles and Practices, Fourth Edition, provides foundational knowledge on the specialty nursing practice of legal nurse consulting. Legal nurse consulting is defined, and essential information about the practice is discussed (history, certification, scope and standards of...

Strategic Security Management: A Risk Assessment Guide for Decision Makers, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Karim Vellani
September 17, 2019

Strategic Security Management, Second Edition provides security leadership and decision-makers with a fresh perspective on threat, vulnerability, and risk assessment. The book offers a framework to look at applying security analysis and theory into practice for effective security program,...

Culture and International Law: Proceedings of the International Conference of the Centre for International Law Studies (CILS 2018), October 2-3, 2018, Malang, Indonesia

1st Edition

Hikmahanto Juwana, Jeffrey Thomas, Mohd Hazmi Mohd Rusli, Dhiana Puspitawati
September 17, 2019

In this era of globalization, International Law plays a significant role in facing rapid development of various legal issues. Cultural preservation has emerged as an important legal issue that should be considered by States. This book consists of academic papers presented and discussed during the...

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
September 05, 2019

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...

Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement

10th Edition

Rolando V. del Carmen, Jeffery T. Walker
August 12, 2019

Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement, Tenth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting law enforcement in the United States, creating a must-have reference for police officers to stay up-to-date and have a strong understanding of the law and their function...

Routledge Handbook of South Asian Criminology

1st Edition

K. Jaishankar
August 08, 2019

Although the literature and cultural practices of the South Asian region demonstrate a rich understanding of criminology, this handbook is the first to focus on crime, criminal justice, and victimization in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. South...

Policing America's Educational Systems

1st Edition

John Harrison Watts
June 24, 2019

Policing America’s Educational Systems, edited by John Harrison Watts, describes methods of policing modern educational settings, covering both K-12 public school and public or private colleges and universities. Using topical examples, subject-matter experts introduce the history of policing in...

Homegrown Violent Extremism

1st Edition

Erroll Southers
June 13, 2019

In the country’s changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE – what it is, the conditions enabling its existence, and the community-based approaches that...

Effective Expert Witnessing, Fourth Edition: Practices for the 21st Century

4th Edition

Jack V. Matson, Suha F. Daou, Jeffrey G. Soper
June 12, 2019

First Published in 2004: Effective Expert Witnessing, Fourth Edition broadens the scope of previous editions by featuring case studies and examples from a wide range of disciplines including psychology, medicine, forensics, toxicology, engineering, and environmental science. It presents legal...

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