Criminal Investigation Handbook (formerly Police Investigation Handbook)
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Use this handbook for practical guidance through each element of a criminal investigation. Updated annually, Criminal Investigation Handbook provides you with current information in a format that is easy to understand and apply to your investigation.
Whether you are a law enforcement officer, prosecutor, or criminal defense lawyer, you will find the information in this book useful to your case. Covering the practical aspects of an investigation as well as pertinent legal analysis - and including a wealth of illustrations, checklists, and forms - this title will prove itself invaluable to your case.
First published in 1990.
1 Volume; Looseleaf; updated with revisions.
Table of Contents
PART 1: GENERAL LEGAL PRINCIPLES IN CRIMINAL CASES
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Elements of Proof
Chapter 3 The Rules of Evidence--Common Law Principles
Chapter 4 Constitutional Aspects of Criminal Investigation
PART 2: CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION METHODS
Chapter 5 Criminal Investigation--An Overview
Chapter 6 [RESERVED]
Chapter 7 Crime Scene Investigation
Chapter 8 Interviewing Witnesses At The Crime Scene
Chapter 9 Documenting the Investigation--The Police Report
Chapter 10 Identification, Collection and Processing of Physical Evidence
Chapter 11 Forensic Interviewing and Interrogation
Chapter 12 Sources of Investigative Information and Resources
Chapter 13 Weapons Identification
Chapter 14 Proactive Investigative Stops
Chapter 15 Use of Informers
Chapter 16 Undercover Tactics and Surveillance Techniques
Chapter 17 Computer Forensics
Chapter 18-19 [RESERVED]
PART 3: TESTIFYING AND USE OF EVIDENCE IN COURT
Chapter 20 Trial Procedures
Chapter 21 The Investigator as Fact Witness
Chapter 22 Expert Testimony
Chapter 23 Use of Evidence from the Social Sciences in Criminal Proceedings
PART 4: INVESTIGATION OF SPECIFIC CRIMES
Chapter 24 Property Crimes: Theft and Burglary Investigations
Chapter 25 Rape and Other Sexual Offenses
Chapter 26 Criminal Death Investigations
Chapter 27 Drug Investigations
Chapter 28 Robbery Investigations
Chapter 29 Investigation of White Collar Crimes, Organized Crimes, and Terrorism