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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 ...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Cold Case Homicides: Practical Investigative Techniques, Second Edition

R.H. Walton
July 25, 2017

This book, now in its second edition, is the first and most exhaustive text covering the still growing popularity of cold case investigations which locate perpetrators and free the innocent. The new edition adds approximately 80 pages of content, including material on clandestine graves and...

Practical Bomb Scene Investigation, Third Edition

James T. Thurman
July 18, 2017

Now in its Third Edition, Practical Bomb Scene Investigation explores the investigative process that improvised explosive device (IED) specialists undertake at the scene of an explosion. Providing easy-to-understand, step-by-step procedures for managing and processing a bomb scene, it enables...

Pocket Guide to Crime Scene Photography

Mark E. Vecellio, Erick P. Bryant
July 14, 2017

This handy pocket guide is an essential field guide to crime scene photography. The authors have used limited technical terms and jargon to distill concepts down to understandable, step-by-step methodologies. The book highlights best practices that apply to most any crime scene but specialized...

Criminal Dismemberment: Forensic and Investigative Analysis

Sue Black, Guy Rutty, Sarah V. Hainsworth, Grant Thomson
July 07, 2017

Criminal Dismemberment is the first book to examine dismemberment as a phenomenon in the context of criminal acts. While the number of such dismemberment cases in any given country is often small, the notion of dismemberment captures the imagination, often leading many to question the motivations...

Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations: Geophysical Techniques to Locate Clandestine Graves and Hidden Evidence

G. Clark Davenport
June 29, 2017

Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations provides a basic understanding of concepts involved in the use of basic geophysical surveying, metal detectors, magnetics, electromagnetics and ground penetrating radar in police and forensic investigations. Such technology can be vital in...

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