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Counterterrorism: Reassessing the Policy Response

Benoît Gomis
July 17, 2015

Counterterrorism: Reassessing the Policy Response promotes a more nuanced understanding of the effectiveness of current counterterrorism practices and the need for reform. It challenges government, media, and academic accounts that exaggerate terrorist threats, particularly in comparison to other...

Key Terms and Concepts for Investigation: A Reference for Criminal, Private, and Military Investigators

John J. Fay
July 17, 2015

Key Terms and Concepts for Investigation provides students and practitioners with a compilation of concise, accurate articles on major topics pertaining to criminal, private, and military investigations. Each entry in this reference features a definition and then describes its function in...

Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context

Stephen E. Brown, Finn-Aage Esbensen, Gilbert Geis
July 10, 2015

Criminology: Explaining Crime and Its Context, Ninth Edition, is a highly acclaimed textbook offering a broad perspective on criminological theory. It provides students of criminology and sociology with a thorough exposure to a range of theories, contrasting their logic and assumptions, but also...

Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection, Second Edition

Thomas L. Norman, CPP/PSP/CSC
July 01, 2015

This new edition of Risk Analysis and Security Countermeasure Selection presents updated case studies and introduces existing and new methodologies and technologies for addressing existing and future threats. It covers risk analysis methodologies approved by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...

The Detective's Handbook

John A. Eterno, Cliff Roberson
June 01, 2015

The Detective’s Handbook details the vital information law enforcement officers need to know to become better detectives. Since all essential aspects of detective work cannot be covered in a single volume, the editors have selected 20 of the most critical issues detectives face in their day-to-day...

Complete Crime Scene Investigation Workbook

Everett Baxter Jr.
May 21, 2015

This specially developed workbook can be used in conjunction with the Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook (ISBN: 978-1-4987-0144-0) in group training environments, or for individuals looking for independent, step-by-step self-study guide. It presents an abridged version of the Handbook,...

Complete Crime Scene Investigation Handbook

Everett Baxter Jr.
May 20, 2015

Crime scene investigators are the foundation for every criminal investigation. The admissibility and persuasiveness of evidence in court, and in turn, the success of a case, is largely dependent upon the evidence being properly collected, recorded, and handled for future analysis by investigators...

Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations

Petter Gottschalk
May 20, 2015

In Fraud Examiners in White-Collar Crime Investigations, Petter Gottschalk examines and evaluates the investigative processes used to combat white-collar crime. He also presents a general theory regarding the economic, organizational, and behavioral dimensions of its perpetrators. Pool Your...

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

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...

Looking Back in Crime: What Happened on This Date in Criminal Justice History?

James O. Windell
May 05, 2015

Just as people are captivated by murder mysteries, detective stories, and legal shows, they are also compulsively interested in the history of criminal justice. Looking Back in Crime: What Happened on This Day in Criminal Justice History? features a treasure trove of important dates and significant...

A Comprehensive Look at Fraud Identification and Prevention

James R. Youngblood
April 28, 2015

Fraudulent activity can approach you or your organization through a variety of avenues, ranging from the cyber world, social media, unsolicited e-mails, poor hiring practices, dishonest associates, and weak operating procedures. With a focus on prevention measures, A Comprehensive Look at Fraud...

Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement

Rolando V. del Carmen, Jeffery T. Walker
April 21, 2015

Briefs of Leading Cases in Law Enforcement, Ninth Edition, offers extensive updates on the leading Supreme Court cases impacting law enforcement in the United States, creating a must-have reference for police officers to stay up-to-date and have a strong understanding of the law and their function...

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