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Forensic Pathology Review: Questions and Answers

John M. Wayne, MD, Cynthia A. Schandl, S. Erin Presnell, MD
October 20, 2017

This book is an invaluable tool for studying and reviewing key concepts in forensic pathology. Written in a question-and-answer format, this accessible guide tests readers' knowledge of manner of death, patterns of injury, lab data interpretation, postmortem radiography and imaging, and much more....

Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators

David J. George
October 19, 2017

A unique book on recognition and investigation of criminal poisoning for investigators of all backgrounds and stages of their careers. Poisons: An Introduction for Forensic Investigators is a concise yet comprehensive overview of toxicants and unanticipated circumstances in which poisoning...

Forensic Science Evidence: Best Practices for Law

Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Mandeep K. Dhami, Simon Walsh, Glenn Langenburg
October 15, 2017

Improved usage of forensic science evidence by legal practitioners is essential to reduce miscarriages of justice. This book presents critical insights into contemporary issues of forensic proof from a broad perspective. Using DNA and fingerprint evidence, the authors compare and contrast the...

The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later: Suppression and Prevention

Robert Matthew Brzenchek, Ben Pieper, Garrick Plonczynski
October 10, 2017

The Gang Life: Laugh Now, Cry Later examines the criminal gangster mindset and offers gang prevention strategies, using real-world examples to demonstrate a holistic approach toward combatting this surging societal problem. The text outlines the evolution of gang membership from a state of interest...

The Police Manager: 8th Edition

Egan K. Green, Ronald G. Lynch, Scott R. Lynch
October 09, 2017

The Police Manager, 8th Edition, is a major update, with a completely fresh chapter on school resource officers, based on a new case study, and a new chapter on managing high-profile events. Every police agency today faces the possibility of controversy, and the need to train managers to deal...

Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology


October 06, 2017

New York City has the largest medical examiner’s office in the United States, and the Brooklyn division is the busiest of the five boroughs. Charles A. Catanese received his Forensic Pathology fellowship training in New York, and then worked full time as a Medical Examiner in the Brooklyn office...

Fundamentals of Forensic Photography: Practical Techniques for Evidence Documentation on Location and in the Laboratory

Keith Mancini, John Sidoriak
October 02, 2017

In Fundamentals of Forensic Photography, Keith Mancini and John Sidoriak offer practical techniques for common situations encountered in forensic documentation. Topics include equipment selection, lighting techniques, crime scene and evidence documentation, macro and micro photography as well as...

Police and Society in Brazil

Vicente Riccio, Wesley G. Skogan
October 02, 2017

In Brazil, where crime is closely associated with social inequality and failure of the criminal justice system, the police are considered by most to be corrupt, inefficient, and violent, especially when occupying poor areas, and they lack the widespread legitimacy enjoyed by police forces in many...

Technocrime and Criminological Theory

Kevin F. Steinmetz, Matt R. Nobles
September 29, 2017

Cybercrime, computer crime, Internet crime, and technosecurity have been of increasing concern to citizens, corporations, and governments since their emergence in the 1980s. Addressing both the conventional and radical theories underlying this emerging criminological trend, including feminist...

Private Security and the Law, 5th Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
September 27, 2017

Private Security and the Law, Fifth Edition, is a singular resource that provides the most comprehensive analysis of practices in the security industry with respect to law, regulation, licensure, and constitutional questions of case and statutory authority. The book begins with a historical...

Report Writing for Criminal Justice Professionals

Larry S. Miller, John T. Whitehead
September 21, 2017

The criminal justice process is dependent on accurate documentation. Criminal justice professionals can spend 50–75 percent of their time writing administrative and research reports. The information provided in these reports is crucial to the functioning of our system of justice. Report Writing for...

Ethics and the Practice of Forensic Science, Second Edition

Robin T. Bowen
September 19, 2017

While one would hope that forensic scientists, investigators, and experts are intrinsically ethical by nature, the reality is that these individuals have morality as varied as the general population. These professionals confront ethical dilemmas every day, some with clear-cut protocols and others...

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