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A History of Cyber Security Attacks: 1980 to Present

Bruce Middleton
July 14, 2017

Stories of cyberattacks dominate the headlines. Whether it is theft of massive amounts of personally identifiable information or the latest intrusion of foreign governments in U.S. government and industrial sites, cyberattacks are now important. For professionals and the public, knowing how...

Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody

Darrell L. Ross, Gary M. Vilke
July 12, 2017

As unrest over officer-involved shootings and deaths in custody takes center stage in conversations about policing and the criminal justice system, Guidelines for Investigating Officer-Involved Shootings, Arrest-Related Deaths, and Deaths in Custody addresses critical investigation components from...

Criminal Dismemberment: Forensic and Investigative Analysis

Sue Black, Guy Rutty, Sarah V. Hainsworth, Grant Thomson
July 07, 2017

Criminal Dismemberment is the first book to examine dismemberment as a phenomenon in the context of criminal acts. While the number of such dismemberment cases in any given country is often small, the notion of dismemberment captures the imagination, often leading many to question the motivations...

Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations: Geophysical Techniques to Locate Clandestine Graves and Hidden Evidence

G. Clark Davenport
June 29, 2017

Remote Sensing Technology in Forensic Investigations provides a basic understanding of concepts involved in the use of basic geophysical surveying, metal detectors, magnetics, electromagnetics and ground penetrating radar in police and forensic investigations. Such technology can be vital in...

Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings

Glenn P. McGovern
June 16, 2017

Drawn from case examples of incidents from around the world, Targeted Violence: A Statistical and Tactical Analysis of Assassinations, Contract Killings, and Kidnappings is the most complete resource of information on the attack methodologies, tactics used, and groups responsible for targeted...

Healthcare Crime: Investigating Abuse, Fraud, and Homicide by Caregivers

Kelly M. Pyrek
June 14, 2017

Crime perpetrated by healthcare professionals is increasingly pervasive in today’s hospitals and other healthcare settings. Patients, coworkers, and employers are vulnerable to exploitation, fraud, abuse, and even murder. Investigative journalist Kelly M. Pyrek interviews experts who provide...

Equivocal Child Abuse

Sandra B. McPherson, Farshid Afsarifard
June 14, 2017

Child abuse cases with hard-to-prove allegations pose challenges for all those who seek to protect the welfare of children. Helping courts, evaluators, guardians, and lawyers understand and work with difficult cases, Equivocal Child Abuse brings together insights, experience, and guidance from...

Trends in Policing: Interviews with Police Leaders Across the Globe, Volume 2

Dilip K. Das, Otwin Marenin
June 13, 2017

Police leaders possess a plethora of rich experiences and practical and theoretical knowledge that provides fascinating insights into the current state of policing around the world. While observers’ opinions of ongoing developments in policing are well known, it is rare to get an insider’s glimpse...

Terrorist Rehabilitation: The U.S. Experience in Iraq

Ami Angell, Rohan Gunaratna
June 13, 2017

Because terrorists are made, not born, it is critically important to world peace that detainees and inmates influenced by violent ideology are deradicalized and rehabilitated back into society. Exploring the challenges in this formidable endeavor, Terrorist Rehabilitation: The U.S. Experience in...

Security in Post-Conflict Africa: The Role of Nonstate Policing

Bruce Baker
June 13, 2017

Policing is undergoing rapid change in Africa as a result of democratization, the commercialization of security, conflicts that disrupt policing services, and peace negotiations among former adversaries. These factors combined with the inability of Africa’s state police to provide adequate...

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...

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