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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 ...

Women in Policing: An International Perspective

Venessa Garcia, Patrick F. McManimon, Jr.
May 15, 2017

Research on women and policing is often fragmented—focusing on one particular country, or at most, comparing one or two countries across continents. This book aims to close the loop by examining policing within several countries on all five continents. The author provides a historical, cultural,...

Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust

James F. Albrecht
April 21, 2017

Reductions in police department funding have raised the importance of volunteers in enhancing organizational performance, improving community trust and confidence, and at times accomplishing basic tasks to maintain public safety and security. During a period when police administrators are asked to...

The Art of Science in the Canadian Justice System: A Reflection of My Experiences as an Expert Witness

David Milward, Charles Ferguson
March 29, 2017

Part autobiography, part thought piece, part references, the book takes an insightful look at the experience and cases of renowned paediatrician and forensic expert witness Dr. Charles Ferguson. The book presents the interaction of science and law as it applies, specifically, the Canadian courts,...

Behavior, Truth and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process

Michael R. Napier
March 27, 2017

Focusing on practical approaches for the experienced investigator, Michael R. Napier, a 27-year veteran of the FBI, presents Behavior, Truth, and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, 2nd Edition. This hands-on volume, drawn from years of experience interviewing...

Global Issues in Contemporary Policing

John A. Eterno, Arvind Verma, Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das
March 07, 2017

This book addresses six areas of policing: performance management, professional and academic partnerships, preventing and fighting crime and terrorism, immigrant and multicultural populations, policing the police, and cyber-security. The book contains the most current and ground-breaking research...

Defensive Tactics for Today’s Law Enforcement

Stephen K. Hayes, Joe Niehaus
February 02, 2017

Few of the many defensive tactics books on the market include the training and methods of martial arts. Drawing on the centuries-old techniques of Ninjutsu, Defensive Tactics for Today’s Law Enforcement offers alternatives to the traditional police defensive tactics taught to most officers. This...

Forensic Podiatry: Principles and Methods, Second Edition

Denis Wesley Vernon, John A. DiMaggio
January 19, 2017

Forensic Podiatry: Principles and Methods, Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments and advancements in this changing field. New additions to the book, from the previous edition, include all new chapters on the expert witness, Frye Test, and Daubert Standard, as...

Public Corruption: Regional and National Perspectives on Procurement Fraud

Petter Gottschalk, Perry Stanislas
January 17, 2017

This volume presents the latest scholarly research on the practice of public corruption. The authors explore the causes and methods of fraud-related crime, as well as how it can be detected. The book also investigates the best strategies to prevent corruption, as well as convention...

Psychology and Law in Europe: When West Meets East

Pär-Anders Granhag, Ray Bull, Alla Shaboltas, Elena Dozortseva
January 10, 2017

Offering carefully curated articles from the European Association of Psychology and Law (EAPL), this book features chapters from a truly international group of scholars. This text is the first of its kind to offer insights into current developments in psychology and law in Russia. The field of...

Crime Prevention: International Perspectives, Issues, and Trends

John A. Winterdyk
December 28, 2016

This text presents an international approach to the study of crime prevention. It offers an expansive overview of crime prevention initiatives and how they are applied across a wide range of themes and infractions, from conventional to non-conventional forms of crime. Based on a review of the...

North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics

Laurence Armand French, Magdaleno Manzanarez
December 21, 2016

North American Border Conflicts: Race, Politics, and Ethics adds to the current discussion on class, race, ethnic, and sectarian divides, not only within the United States but throughout the Americas in general. The book explores the phenomenon of border challenges throughout the world,...

Analyzing 911 Homicide Calls: Practical Aspects and Applications

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...

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