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Forensic Anthropology: A Comprehensive Introduction, Second Edition

Natalie R. Langley, MariaTeresa A. Tersigni-Tarrant
May 16, 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...

Cybersecurity: Geopolitics, Law, and Policy

Amos N. Guiora
March 07, 2017

This book examines the legal and policy aspects of cyber-security. It takes a much needed look at cyber-security from a geopolitical perspective. Through this lens, it seeks to broaden the reader's understanding of the legal and political considerations of individuals, corporations, law enforcement...

Introduction to Forensic Psychology: Essentials for Law Enforcement

Stephanie Scott-Snyder
December 22, 2016

Research indicates that there are psychological principles at play in the situations encountered by law enforcement personnel. The book fulfills an important need in the ever-evolving field of criminal justice, providing a working knowledge of forensic psychology and its application to interview...

Homeland Security: An Introduction to Principles and Practice, Third Edition

Charles P. Nemeth
December 14, 2016

Since formed in 2002, DHS has been at the forefront of determining and furthering some of the most hotly debated security issues facing the U.S. and global community in the 21st century. Nearly 200 university programs with undergrad and graduate majors have cropped up in the last dozen-plus years...

Critical Infrastructure Protection, Risk Management, and Resilience: A Policy Perspective

Kelley Cronin, Nancy E. Marion
December 06, 2016

Critical Infrastructure Protection and Risk Management covers the history of risk assessment, crtical infrastructure protection, and the various structures that make up the homeland security enterprise. The authors examine risk assessment in the public and private sectors, the evolution of laws and...

Principles of Fire Behavior, Second Edition

James G. Quintiere
August 24, 2016

This text covers the four forms of fire: diffusion flames, smoldering, spontaneous combustion, and premixed flames. Using a quantitative approach, the text introduces the scientific principles of fire behavior, with coverage of heat transfer, ignition, flame spread, fire plumes, and heat flux as a...

Introduction to Criminal Justice Information Systems

Ralph Ioimo
February 19, 2016

The proliferation of information systems throughout the criminal justice system has prompted many universities supporting criminal justice programs to add criminal justice information systems technology to their curriculums. Several universities have gone so far as to hire professors with...

An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Second Edition

Cliff Roberson, Dilip K. Das
January 15, 2016

Updated to reflect changes in the criminal justice systems in several countries, An Introduction to Comparative Legal Models of Criminal Justice, Second Edition explores and illustrates the idea that a country’s legal model determines the character of its police, corrections, and legal system. It...

Forensic Toxicology: Mechanisms and Pathology

Robert H. Powers, Dorothy E. Dean
December 01, 2015

Designed for upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses, Forensic Toxicology: Mechanisms and Pathology introduces toxicology concepts from a forensic perspective. The book provides an understanding of the mechanistic basis of the action of drugs and toxins, addressing their physiologic...

Forensic Science: The Basics, Third Edition

Jay A Siegel, Kathy Mirakovits
December 01, 2015

This new edition of Forensic Science: The Basics provides a fundamental background in forensic science as well as criminal investigation and court testimony. It describes how various forms of data are collected, preserved, and analyzed, and also explains how expert testimony based on the analysis...

Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency: Case Studies Workbook

James Windell, Nicole Bain
October 28, 2015

Designed as supplemental material for juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice courses, Juvenile Justice and Juvenile Delinquency: Case Studies Workbook fills a void in current textbooks. This workbook provides a hands-on experience that helps students understand the kinds of court hearings that...

Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice, Second Edition

Cliff Roberson
October 02, 2015

Illuminating concepts in plain language, eliminating unnecessary legal jargon, and clarifying nuances in the law, this new edition of Constitutional Law and Criminal Justice simplifies understanding of the United States judicial system for those without advanced legal training. It also provides a...

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