Key Features

  • Expanded material on fraud, international crime, and the influence of technology on criminal investigation
  • New full-color presentation, including dozens of photographs, graphics, tables, charts, and diagrams
  • Key terms and discussion questions stress important concepts in each chapter

Readership

Students and beginning professionals in the criminal justice field. Police departments, promotional examinations.

Details

No. of pages:
720
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2014
Published:
Imprint:
Anderson
Print ISBN:
9781455731381
Electronic ISBN:
9781455731664

Reviews

"This seventh edition of a text for criminal justice students contains a new section on the use of technology in criminal investigations, with new material on finding info in social media and searching online files and records…The new sub-section on technology covers high-tech and IT crime, as well as legal issues related to getting info from personal and workplace computers, websites, chat rooms, and Internet service providers."--ProtoView.com, February 2014
"The seventh edition…presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event based on three major sources of information – people, records and physical evidence…Students and beginning professionals in criminal justice will find new ways of obtaining information from people…Special topics in terrorism, organized crime, and white-collar crime round out this complete guide…"--The Journal, Fall/Winter 2013
"This seventh edition of a text for criminal justice students contains a new section on the use of technology in criminal investigations, with new material on finding info in social media and searching online files and records…The new sub-section on technology covers high-tech and IT crime, as well as legal issues related to getting info from personal and workplace computers, websites, chat rooms, and Internet service providers."--Reference & Research Book News, December 2013