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Utilizing Forensic Technologies for Unidentified Human Remains: Death Investigation Resources, Strategies, and Disconnects

1st Edition

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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

2nd 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 ...

Psychology of Terrorists: Profiling and CounterAction

1st Edition

Raymond H. Hamden
November 29, 2018

There are many books published that cover social psychology and violence and aggression, including political violence. Few books, however, establish the mind-set of the terrorist as individual. This includes asking into account personal experience, psychological make-up, personal background, and...

Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Hillary Moses Daluz
November 05, 2018

Building on the success of the first Edition—the first pure textbook designed specifically for students on the subject—Fundamentals of Fingerprint Analysis, Second Edition provides an understanding of the historical background of fingerprint evidence, and follows it all the way through to...

Fingerprint Analysis Laboratory Workbook, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Hillary Moses Daluz
November 05, 2018

Fingerprint collection and analysis may be performed as part of many jobs, including crime scene technician, latent print examiner, criminalist, and lab supervisor. Regardless of one’s specific background or role in the process, a knowledge of scientific practices is critical in handling and...

Practical Crime Scene Processing and Investigation, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Ross M. Gardner, Donna Krouskup
November 02, 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...

Critical Infrastructure: Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Robert S. Radvanovsky, Allan McDougall
October 24, 2018

This edition of Critical Infrastructure presents a culmination of ongoing research and real-work experience, building upon previous editions. Since the first edition of this work, the domain has seen significant evolutions in terms of operational needs, environmental challenges and threats – both...

A Life of Crime: My Career in Forensic Science

1st Edition

Douglas Lucas
October 15, 2018

A Life of Crime: My Career in Forensic Science chronicles the career and experiences of world-renowned forensic scientist, Dr. Douglas Lucas.  It is the culmination of his decades-worth of work in the field, developing innovative techniques that have revolutionized several aspects of forensic...

Instinct Combat Shooting: Defensive Handgunning for Police, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

Chuck Klein
September 12, 2018

While much has been written about instinct shooting with long guns, very little had been published on doing so with a handgun until this publication. Written by a pioneering author of the concept, Instinct Combat Shooting: Defensive Handgunning for Police, now in its fourth edition, is not about...

Neurocriminology: Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications

1st Edition

Diana Concannon
September 11, 2018

Neurocriminology: Forensic and Legal Applications, Public Policy Implications explores the dramatic impact of advances in neuroscience research and practice to our present understanding of criminality and crime control.  Contemporary, cutting-edge research in neuroscience is cited and explained....

Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals

1st Edition

Godfrey Garner, Patrick McGlynn
August 09, 2018

There are a limited number of intelligence analysis books available on the market.  Intelligence Analysis Fundamentals is an introductory, accessible text for college level undergraduate and graduate level courses. While the principles outlined in the book largely follow military intelligence...

Digital Forensic Art Techniques: A Professional’s Guide to Corel Painter

1st Edition

Natalie Murry
July 13, 2018

Digital Forensic Art Techniques: A Professional’s Guide to Corel PainterTM illustrates hands-on techniques to digitally create forensic art for police and investigative purposes.  Coverage focuses specifically on how to utilize the software to create realistic human likenesses, including composites...

Gangs and Organized Crime

1st Edition

George W. Knox, Gregg Etter, Carter F. Smith
July 10, 2018

In Gangs and Organized Crime, George W. Knox, Gregg W. Etter, and Carter F. Smith offer an informed and carefully investigated examination of gangs and organized crime groups, covering street gangs, prison gangs, outlaw motorcycle gangs, and organized crime groups from every continent. The authors...

Chemical Analysis of Firearms, Ammunition, and Gunshot Residue

2nd Edition

James Smyth Wallace
June 05, 2018

Chemical Analysis of Firearms, Ammunition, and Gunshot Residue, Second Edition continues in the tradition of the popular first edition, filling the void in forensic texts on the subject. While most books on firearms focus solely on the physical aspects of firearms, this book addresses forensic...

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