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The Art of Science in the Canadian Justice System: A Reflection of My Experiences as an Expert Witness

David Milward, Charles Ferguson
June 12, 2017

Part autobiography, part thought piece, part references, the book takes an insightful look at the experience and cases of renowned paediatrician and forensic expert witness Dr. Charles Ferguson. The book presents the interaction of science and law as it applies, specifically, the Canadian courts,...

Forensic Podiatry: Principles and Methods, Second Edition

Denis Wesley Vernon, John A. DiMaggio
June 06, 2017

Forensic Podiatry: Principles and Methods, Second Edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments and advancements in this changing field. New additions to the book, from the previous edition, include all new chapters on the expert witness, Frye Test, and Daubert Standard, as...

Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence

Edward J. Appel
May 31, 2017

In the information age, it is critical that we understand the implications and exposure of the activities and data documented on the Internet. Improved efficiencies and the added capabilities of instant communication, high-speed connectivity to browsers, search engines, websites, databases,...

Police Reform in China

Kam C. Wong
May 24, 2017

With nearly 20 percent of the world’s population located in China, what happens there is significant to all nations. Sweeping changes have altered the cultural landscape of China, and as opportunities for wealth have grown in recent years, so have opportunities for crime. Police Reform in China...

Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction, Second Edition

Natalie R. Langley, MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant
May 22, 2017

This robust, dynamic, and international field has grown to include interdisciplinary research, continually improving methodology, and globalization of training. Reflecting the diverse nature of the science from experts who have shaped it, Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction Second...

Cold Cases: An Evaluation Model with Follow-up Strategies for Investigators

James M. Adcock, Sarah L. Stein
May 22, 2017

Nearly 185,000 homicides since 1980 remain unsolved, yet with limited staff and resources, it is no surprise that law enforcement units place the bulk of their efforts on current cases where victims’ family members and the media demand answers. Cold Cases: An Evaluation Model with Follow-up...

Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume Three

Otwin Marenin, Dilip K. Das
May 22, 2017

Several years ago, the Trends in Policing series unveiled insiders’ accounts of how police leaders perceive the work they do. These volumes feature interviews with practitioners who speak candidly about their concerns and opinions. They present their evaluations of programs and philosophies that...

Strategies and Responses to Crime: Thinking Locally, Acting Globally

Melchor de Guzman, Aiedeo Mintie Das, Dilip K. Das
May 22, 2017

Every year, esteemed scholars and practitioners meet at the International Police Executive Symposium to discuss contemporary issues in policing and share ideas about effective strategies in their jurisdictions. Drawn from the proceedings at the Thirteenth Annual Meeting held in Turkey and updated...

Social Media Warfare: Equal Weapons for All

Michael Erbschloe
May 08, 2017

Social media applications can be weaponized with very little skill. Social media warfare has become a burden that nation states, government agencies, and corporations need to face. To address the social media warfare threat in a reasonable manner that reduces uncertainty requires dedication and...

Background Checks Under Fire: Legal Information You Need to Stay Out of Court

Angela L. Preston
May 01, 2017

Those responsible for the background screening programs in their organizations are accountable at some level to establish a program that is legally compliant. A legal manual for the non-expert, this book provides detailed discussion of legal challenges to background checks. It explains how to...

Police Reserves and Volunteers: Enhancing Organizational Effectiveness and Public Trust

James F. Albrecht
April 21, 2017

Reductions in police department funding have raised the importance of volunteers in enhancing organizational performance, improving community trust and confidence, and at times accomplishing basic tasks to maintain public safety and security. During a period when police administrators are asked to...

Behavior, Truth and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process

Michael R. Napier
March 27, 2017

Focusing on practical approaches for the experienced investigator, Michael R. Napier, a 27-year veteran of the FBI, presents Behavior, Truth, and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, 2nd Edition. This hands-on volume, drawn from years of experience interviewing...

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