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Criminal investigation : basic perspectives

Author: Charles Lushbaugh; Paul B Weston
Publisher: Boston : Pearson, [2016].
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Thirteenth editionView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Lushbaugh; Paul B Weston
ISBN: 9780133514407 0133514404
OCLC Number: 891185824
Description: xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The initial investigation --
1. Evaluation of policing and investigation --
Early response to crime --
Thief-takers --
Bow Street Runners --
London's Metropolitan Police --
American policing --
The Reform Movement --
Development of forensic science --
Local policing --
State policing --
Federal investigative agencies --
2. Rules of evidence and arrest --
Search warrants --
Warrantless searches --
Exclusionary rule --
Arrest vs. detention --
Arrest warrants --
Locating the suspect --
The broadcast alarm --
Wanted notices --
The arrest --
Case preparation --
The decision to charge --
Closing on investigation --
Case study : Weeks v. United States 232 U.S. 383 (1914) --
3. The crime scene --
Control of the crime scene --
Crime scene investigation --
Recording the crime scene --
Locating witnesses --
4. Physical evidence --
Class and individual evidence --
Questioned documents --
5. Laboratory and technical services --
Criminalistics : forensic science --
DNA profiling --
Laboratory determinations --
Laboratory equipment --
Voiceprint identification --
Cryptography --
Forensic databases --
Case study : child abduction --
6. Basic investigative leads and informants --
Basic leads --
Informants --
Investigative techniques --
Search warrants --
Police intelligence : criminal investigation information --
Lineups --
7. Interviewing and interrogation --
Interview essentials --
Detection of deception --
Polygraphy testing --
Recollection refreshment --
Written statement of a witness --
Interrogations --
Interrogation law --
Interrogation essentials --
Why people confess --
The suspect's dilemma : the crime partner --
Documenting the confession --
pt. 2. Investigating major crimes --
8. Crimes of violence --
Homicide --
Stalking --
Assaults --
Child abuse --
Case study : autopsy surgeon --
9,. Sexual assaults --
Rape --
Nuisance sexual behavior --
Child sexual abuse --
Incest --
Pedophilia --
The child as victim-witness --
Case study : the East Area Rapist --
10. Missing and exploited persons --
Missing person --
Investigative response --
Exploited person --
Investigative leads --
Case study : the Cleveland Abduction --
11. Robbery --
Components of robbery --
The target in robberies --
Identification evidence --
Checklist for the investigation of robbery --
Repeat-offender cases --
Carjacking --
Problems of proof --
Case study : Cheshire Home Invasion --
12. Arson, bombing, and hate crimes --
Arson and arson law --
Burn patterns : structural fires --
Burn patterns : nonstructural fires --
Fire ignition and place of origin --
The fire scene --
The continuing arson investigation --
Bombings --
Problems of proof in arson and bombing cases --
Hate crimes --
Case study : motive for arson --
13. Property crimes --
Burglary --
Theft --
Fraud --
14. CyberCrime --
Internal threats -0- External threats --
Fraud --
Identity theft --
Child pornography --
Child molesters --
Contraband sales --
Terrorism --
Investigation --
Case study : the case against PFC. Bradley Manning --
15. Dangerous drugs --
Entrapment --
The drug scene --
Drug-selling organizations --
Drug investigations --
Problems of proof --
Case study : dangerous drugs law enforcement (roles and story lines) --
16. Special investigations --
Vice and gambling --
Organized crime --
Hit and run --
17. Terrorism --
Defining terrorism --
Terrorist acts --
Terrorist atrocities --
Domestic terrorism --
International terrorism --
Weapons of mass destruction --
Counterterrorism --
Role of police operations units --
Role of the criminal investigator --
Problems of proof --
Case study : joint terrorism task force --
18. The investigator as a witness and ethical awareness --
The investigator as a witness --
Nonverbal communication --
Ethical awareness --
Crime and outrageous conduct --
Case study : the special crime squad --
Appendix A. Case briefs --
Appendix B. Federal Controlled Substance Law --
Appendix C. Identity theft : what to do if it happens to you.
Responsibility: Charles A. Lushbaugh, Paul B. Weston.

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