Handbook of criminal investigation [electronic resource] / edited by Tim Newburn, Tom Williamson and Alan Wright.
- Cullompton, UK ; Portland, Or. : Willan, 2007.
1 online resource (737 p.)
- Criminal investigation -- Great Britain -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
- Electronic books.
- This book provides the most comprehensive and authoritative book yet published on the subject of criminal investigation, a rapidly developing area within the police and other law enforcement agencies, and an important sub discipline within police studies. The subject is rarely out of the headlines, and there is widespread media interest in criminal investigation. Within the police rapid strides are being made in the direction of professionalizing the criminal investigation process, and it has been a particular focus as a means of improving police performance. A number of important re
- Handbook of Criminal Investigation; Copyright; Contents; List of abbreviations; Notes on contributors; Preface and acknowledgements; Chapter 1 Understanding investigation; Part 1Criminal Investigation in Context; Introduction; Chapter 2History of criminal investigation; Chapter 3Social context of criminal investigation; Chapter 4Psychology and criminal investigation; Chapter 5Law and criminal investigation; Chapter 6Criminal investigation and the media; Part 2Organization of Criminal Investigation; Introduction; Chapter 7International structures and transnational crime
Chapter 8Criminal intelligence and the National Intelligence ModelChapter 9The investigation of high-volume crime; Chapter 10Investigation order and major crime inquiries; Chapter 11Private investigation; Part 3Forensic Techniques; Introduction; Chapter 12Principles of forensic identification science; Chapter 13Forensic investigation in the UK; Chapter 14Trace biometrics and criminal investigations; Chapter 15The application of forensic science to criminal investigation; Part 4Investigative Sources and Processes; Introduction; Chapter 16Models of investigation
Chapter 17Covert surveillance and informer handlingChapter 18Victims and witnesses in criminal investigation; Chapter 19Investigative interviewing; Chapter 20Profiling suspects; Chapter 21Profiling places: geodemographics and GIS; Part 5Governance of Criminal Investigation; Introduction; Chapter 22The management, supervision and oversight of criminal investigation; Chapter 23Critical incidents: investigation, management and training; Chapter 24Ethics and corruption; Chapter 25Miscarriages of justice; Chapter 26Professionalizing criminal investigation; Chapter 27The future of investigation
- Includes index.
- Newburn, Tim.
Williamson, Tom, Dr.
Wright, Alan, 1941-
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