Social Media Investigation for Law EnforcementEdited by
- Larry Miller, is Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice & Criminology at East Tennessee State University. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and research methods for criminal justice and criminology for over 30 years. He has authored or co-authored over 10 textbooks and numerous articles published in referred journals. He has conducted numerous program evaluations for local and state law enforcement and corrections agencies using statistical methods.
- Joshua Brunty, Assistant Professor of Digital Forensics, Marshall University
- Katherine Helenek, Katherine Helenek holds a Master's of Forensic Science specializing in Digital Forensics, Forensic Chemistry, and Crime Scene Investigation from Marshall University. She is an AccessData Certified Examiner (ACE) and a member of the Appalachian Institute of Digital Evidence (AIDE). She is now a Forensic Examiner with Digital Intelligence.
Social Media is becoming an increasingly important-and controversial-investigative source for law enforcement. This project provides an overview of the current state of digital forensic investigation of Facebook and other social media networks and the state of the law, touches on hacktivism, and discusses the implications for privacy and other controversial areas. The authors also point to future trends.
About Forensic Studies for Criminal Justice:
The Forensic Studies for Criminal Justice series consists of short-format content on new developments, unique perspectives, or how-to information on areas in forensic science-all specifically designed to meet the needs of the criminal justice community. Instructors wishing to provide their students with more in-depth coverage on certain forensic areas can add these digestible, inexpensive works to their syllabi without having to completely redesign their course, introduce overly complex material, or financially overburden their students. Law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals will find a wealth of valuable information to improve training sessions. Written by experts in the disciplines they are covering and edited by a senior scholar in criminal justice, Forensic Studies for Criminal Justice opens up the world of forensic science to the criminal justice community.
Criminal justice students, law enforcement, digital forensics students, general readers interested in topics in forensic science
Paperback, 128 Pages
Published: November 2012
Imprint: Anderson Publishing