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Handbook of Forensic Pathology

2nd Edition

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Vincent J.M. DiMaio M.D., Suzanna E. Dana M.D.
July 27, 2017

Handbook of Forensic Pathology, Second Edition is an up-to-date, concise manual illustrating all core aspects of modern forensic pathology. This edition retains the outline format of the original, which allows for quick access and rapid assimilation. Written in no-nonsense, easily understandable lan...

Practical Military Ordnance Identification, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Thomas Gersbeck
May 7, 2019

The threat variables associated with military ordnance are enormous, requiring the application of a structured process to identify unknown munitions. The focus of Practical Military Ordnance Identification, Second Edition is the application of a practical deductive process to identify unknown ordnan...

The Psychology of Death Investigations: Behavioral Analysis for Psychological Autopsy and Criminal Profiling

1st Edition

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Katherine Ramsland
October 31, 2017

The Psychology of Death Investigations outlines definitively how behavioral evidence can often provide the necessary components and "missing pieces" to complement physical evidence as an essential tool for incident reconstruction. In order to determine the direction of an investigation and to priori...

Practical Homicide Investigation Checklist and Field Guide

2nd Edition

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Vernon J. Geberth
October 8, 2013

This book provides protocols for suicide and equivocal death investigation, police action shooting investigations and a homicide supervisor's checklist. It contains state-of-the-art anatomical graphics in full color to assist the investigator in describing any injuries or wounds to the body....

Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

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Vernon J. Geberth
May 12, 2015

Renowned for being THE definitive resource for homicide investigators, Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques details the recognized protocols used by investigative divisions of major police departments throughout the world. The text is used in most police aca...

Gunshot Wounds: Practical Aspects of Firearms, Ballistics, and Forensic Techniques, Third Edition

3rd Edition

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Vincent J.M. DiMaio, M.D.
October 21, 2015

Written by the nation's foremost authority on gunshot wounds and forensic techniques as they relate to firearm injuries, this third edition of a bestseller provides critical updates to information on gunshot wounds and the weapons and ammunition used to inflict them. The book describes practical asp...

Analyzing 911 Homicide Calls: Practical Aspects and Applications

1st Edition

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Tracy Harpster, Susan H. Adams
December 20, 2016

This book provides police investigators and homicide detectives with a practical method of analyzing 911 homicide calls to uncover the truth. A structured analysis of 911 homicide calls can directly aid in developing investigative leads, planning interviews and solving cases. Case examples present p...

Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation: A Multidisciplinary Approach, Third Edition

5th Edition

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Robert R. Hazelwood, Ann Wolbert Burgess
November 14, 2016

This latest edition addresses rape and sexual assaults from all clinical, pathological, medical, and legal aspects. The book focuses on the victim and covers contemporary issues in sexual violence, investigative aspects of rape and sexual assault, offender fantasy, the personality of the offender, c...

Death Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Michael S. Maloney
November 27, 2017

Those tasked with investigating death scenes come from a variety of backgrounds and varying levels of experience. Whether a homicide detective, crime scene investigator, medico-legal death investigator, coroner or medical examiner, Death Scene Investigation: Procedural Guide, Second Edition provides...

Practical Bomb Scene Investigation

3rd Edition

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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 invest...

The Complete Guide to the ABC Molecular Biology Certification Exam

1st Edition

Tiffany Roy, Tatum Price
March 19, 2020

In 2009, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) authored the report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward. In it, the Committee expressed the need for accreditation and certification. Accreditation, long recognized by public labs as an important benchmark in quality,...

Ethical Standards in Forensic Science

1st Edition

Harold Franck, Darren Franck
March 13, 2020

Ethical Standards in Forensic Science seeks to address the myriad practices in forensic science for a variety of evidence and analyses. The book looks at ethics, bias, what constitutes an expert in the field—both as a practitioner and to the court system—as well as the standards of practice as...

Forensic Engineering:: The Art and Craft of A Failure Detective

1st Edition

Colin Gagg
March 06, 2020

Forensic Engineering: The Art and Craft of a Failure Detective synthesizes the current academic knowledge, with advances in process and techniques developed in the last several years, to bring forensic materials and engineering analysis into the 21st century. The techniques covered in the book are...

Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Jason H. Byrd, Jeffery K. Tomberlin
January 03, 2020

Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, Third Edition continues in the tradition of the two best-selling prior editions and maintains its status as the single-most comprehensive book on Forensic Entomology currently available. It includes current, in-the-field best...

Forensic DNA Profiling: A Practical Guide to Assigning Likelihood Ratios

1st Edition

Jo-Anne Bright, Michael Coble
December 10, 2019

DNA testing and its forensic analysis are recognized as the “gold standard” in forensic identification science methods. However, there is a great need for a hands-on step-by-step guide to teach the forensic DNA community how to interpret DNA mixtures, how to assign a likelihood ratio, and how to...

Interpreting Complex Forensic DNA Evidence

1st Edition

Jane Moira Taupin
December 02, 2019

Interpreting Complex Forensic DNA Evidence is a handy guide to recent advances—and emerging issues—in interpreting complex DNA evidence and profiles for use in criminal investigations. In certain cases, DNA cannot be connected to a specific biological material such as blood, semen or saliva. How or...

Biological Influences on Criminal Behavior

2nd Edition

Gail Anderson
November 28, 2019

Biological Influences on Criminal Behavior, Second Edition is fully updated to include recent research, studies, and publications examining the integration of the biological view with mainstream social, psychological, and environmental views in influences in criminality and criminal behavior. The...

Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology: Bonified Skeletons

1st Edition

Heather M. Garvin, Natalie R. Langley
November 06, 2019

Through a set of unique case studies written by an international group of practicing forensic anthropologists, Case Studies in Forensic Anthropology: Bonified Skeletons prepares students and professionals for the diverse range of cases and challenges they will encounter in the field. Every...

Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Law Enforcement and Criminology

1st Edition

Mark Safarik, Katherine Ramsland
October 31, 2019

Spree Killers: Practical Classifications for Law Enforcement and Criminology is the only exhaustive, up-to-date analytical book on spree killers, standing apart from those dedicated to mass murderers and serial killers. Multicides have traditionally been categorized as double, triple, mass, serial...

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...

Forensic Psychiatry: Clinical, Legal and Ethical Issues

2nd Edition

John Gunn, Pamela Taylor
September 23, 2019

John C. Gunn, CBE FRCPsych FMedSci Member, Parole Board, England & Wales, Emeritus Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, UK Pamela J. Taylor, FRCPsych FMedSci, Professor of Forensic Psychiatry, School of Medicine, Cardiff University, UK...

Wireless Crime and Forensic Investigation

1st Edition

Gregory Kipper
September 19, 2019

Security is always a concern with any new technology. When we think security we typically think of stopping an attacker from breaking in or gaining access. However, based on the broad reach of wireless, stopping someone from passively listening is just as critical. Intrusion detection systems,...

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