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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...

Homeland Security and Private Sector Business: Corporations' Role in Critical Infrastructure Protection, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Chi-Jen Lee, Cheng-Hsiung Lu, Lucia H. Lee
December 11, 2014

Since 9/11, the U.S. government and the private sector have devised sophisticated ways of protecting people and assets. The threats have evolved, however, becoming more insidious. They no longer comprise just terrorists who target critical infrastructures. They also include insider threats, such as ...

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...

Intelligent Network Video: Understanding Modern Video Surveillance Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

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Fredrik Nilsson, Fredrik Nilsson, Communications Axis
November 21, 2016

Continuing in the tradition of the bestselling first edition, this book examines networked surveillance video solutions. It provides the latest details on industry hardware, software, and networking capabilities of the latest cameras and DVRs. It addresses in full detail updated specifications on MP...

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...

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...

Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime

1st Edition

Tina L. Freiburger, Catherine D. Marcum
October 31, 2019

Women in the Criminal Justice System: Tracking the Journey of Females and Crime provides a rare up-to-date examination of women both as offenders and employees in the criminal justice system. While the crime rate in the United States is currently decreasing, the rate of female incarceration is...

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,...

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...

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...

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,...

Crime Scene Processing and Investigation Workbook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Christine R. Ramirez, Casie L. Parish-Fisher
September 16, 2019

Crime Scene Processing and Investigation Workbook, Second Edition is the only workbook which directly supports and cross-references methodology and terminology presented in Ross Gardner and Donna Krouskup’s perennial best-seller Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigations, Third Edition....

Private Security and the Investigative Process, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 11, 2019

Private Security and the Investigative Process, Fourth Edition is fully updated and continues to provide complete coverage of the investigative process for private investigations by both individuals and in corporate security environments. This edition covers emerging technology, revised legal and...

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...

Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations

1st Edition

Derk J. Boss, Alan W. Zajic
June 28, 2019

Casino and Gaming Resort Investigations addresses the continued and growing need for gaming security professionals to properly and successfully investigate the increasing and unique types of crime they will face in their careers. As the gaming industry has grown, so has the need for competent and...

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...

Gang Injunctions and Abatement: Using Civil Remedies to Curb Gang-Related Crimes

1st Edition

Matthew D. O'Deane
June 10, 2019

As gang violence continues to rise across the country and the world, police departments, prosecutors, and community members are seeking new methods to reduce the spread of gang-related criminal activity. Civil gang injunctions have become a growing feature of crime control programs in several...

The Expert Witness, Forensic Science, and the Criminal Justice Systems of the UK

1st Edition

S. Lucina Hackman, Fiona Raitt, Sue Black
May 29, 2019

The global nature of crime often requires expert witnesses to work and present their conclusions in courts outside their home jurisdiction with the corresponding need for them to have an understanding of the different structures and systems operating in other jurisdictions. This book will be a...

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