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Scientific Examination of Documents: Methods and Techniques, Fourth Edition

4th Edition

David Ellen, Stephen Day, Christopher Davies
May 08, 2018

Revised and expanded to reflect the most recent innovations in the field, The Scientific Examination of Documents, Fourth Edition is a handy, accessible volume detailing current best-practices for forensic document examination. Since the first edition published in 1989, there have been drastic...

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
May 07, 2018

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...

The Sherlock Effect: How Forensic Doctors and Investigators Disastrously Reason Like the Great Detective

1st Edition

Thomas W. Young
May 07, 2018

Forensic science is in crisis and at a cross-roads. Movies and television dramas depict forensic heroes with high-tech tools and dazzling intellects who—inside an hour, notwithstanding commercials—piece together past-event puzzles from crime scenes and autopsies.  Likewise, Sherlock Holmes—the...

CPTED and Traditional Security Countermeasures: 150 Things You Should Know

1st Edition

Lawrence Fennelly, Marianna Perry
April 20, 2018

CTPED and Traditional Security Countermeasures: 150 Things You Should Know is a handy reference for both seasoned professionals and those just starting out in security and law enforcement.  Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) is a foundational concept to physical security and can...

Undercover, Second Edition

1st Edition

Dale L. June, Carmine J. Mono
April 16, 2018

An instructive and entertaining book for those public and private investigators who are potential undercover agents, this book approaches the topic from three angles: how to handle informants, how to investigate suspects, and how to be an undercover agent. Undercover places emphasis on the law...

Forensic Digital Image Processing: Optimization of Impression Evidence

1st Edition

Brian Dalrymple, Jill Smith
April 03, 2018

The digital revolution over the past several decades has advanced every facet of evidence detection, photography, optimization, and interpretation. Forensic scientists and practitioners have benefited tremendously from the move from film to digital. With proper procedures in place, digital images...

Veterinary Forensics: Investigation, Evidence Collection, and Expert Testimony

1st Edition

Ernest Rogers, Adam W. Stern
March 28, 2018

Veterinary Forensics: Investigation, Evidence Collection, and Expert Testimony will provide anyone involved in an investigation of an animal involved crime or civil action with the knowledge and tools that can give guidance for their actions in completing a forensic investigation. All 50 U.S....

Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition

3rd Edition

Donald E. Carlucci, Sidney S. Jacobson
March 28, 2018

With new chapters, homework problems, case studies, figures, and examples, Ballistics: Theory and Design of Guns and Ammunition, Third Edition encourages superior design and innovative applications in the field of ballistics. It examines the analytical and computational tools for predicting a...

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

1st Edition

John Robert Fletemeyer
March 20, 2018

This book presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of aquatic risk management as it...

Understanding Victimology: An Active-Learning Approach

1st Edition

Shelly Clevenger, Jordana N. Navarro, Catherine D. Marcum, George E. Higgins
March 06, 2018

Understanding Victimology: An Active-Learning Approach explains what the field of victimology is—including its major theoretical perspectives and research methods—and provides insight into the dynamics of various offline and online crimes from the victims’ vantage point. It is the only textbook to...

Police Ethics: The Corruption of Noble Cause

4th Edition

Michael A. Caldero, Jeffrey D. Dailey, Brian L. Withrow
February 12, 2018

Police Ethics, Fourth Edition, provides an analysis of corruption in law enforcement organizations. The authors argue that the noble cause—a commitment to “doing something about bad people”—is a central “ends-based” police ethic. This fundamental principle of police ethics can paradoxically open...

Chromatographic Techniques in the Forensic Analysis of Designer Drugs

1st Edition

Teresa Kowalska, Mieczyslaw Sajewicz, Joseph Sherma
February 06, 2018

There is a dramatic rise of novel drug use due to the increased popularity of so-called designer drugs. These synthetic drugs can be illegal in some countries, but legal in others and novel compounds unknown to drug chemistry emerge monthly. This thoughtfully constructed edited reference presents...

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