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  • Profilersby Don Denevi; John H. Campbell

    Prometheus Books 2010; US$ 11.99

    In this compilation of expert articles internationally recognized homicide investigators, most of them pioneers in developing the science and the art of profiling, share their insights gained from years of experience tracking the perpetrators of some of the most notorious crimes. Among the subjects discussed are: dealing with hostage situations, child... more...

  • Classifying Palmprintsby Harold Alexander

    Charles C Thomas 1973; US$ 18.95

    This manual, one of the first references published on the subject, provides facts that furnish indisputable evidence that the presence of an efficient palmprint system is a necessary and an integral part of the modern-day identification bureau. Aspects of coding, taking, searching, and filing as well as a unique method of coding deltas and loop core... more...

  • The Study of Latent Fingerprintsby Wendell W. Clements

    Charles C Thomas 1987; US$ 20.95

    CONTENTS: History of Fingerprints; The Nature of Friction Skin; Pattern Interpretation: Five Finger Classification System; Crime Scene Investigation; Latent Print Comparison; Court Presentation of Latent Print Evidence; Can Fingerprints Be Forged? more...

  • Criminal Psychology [4 volumes]by Jacqueline Helfgott

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 257.00

    Unfortunately, criminal behavior surrounds us in our society?from petty theft and vandalism to multimillion-dollar white-collar crime to shocking terrorism attempts and school killings. Invariably, one of the first questions is, "Why did they do it?" Criminal psychology seeks to solve this complex puzzle. In this four-volume reference work, a unparalleled... more...

  • H.I.Tby Patricia Anne Kolb

    Charles C Thomas 1979; US$ 16.95

    This book outlines an innovative, effective method for the optimum utilization of palmprints. The method is called H.I.T., an acronym for the three primary palmar surface areas: Hypothenar, Interdigital area, and Thenar. This carefully researched and painstakingly developed system incorporates the quick and accurate search of a latent palmprint, the... more...

  • Constitution-Types In Delinquencyby W A Willemse

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sociology and the Stereotype of the Criminalby Dennis Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Tavistock Press was established as a co-operative venture between the Tavistock Institute and Routledge & Kegan Paul (RKP) in the 1950s to produce a series of major contributions across the social sciences. This volume is part of a 2001 reissue of a selection of those important works which have since gone out of print, or are difficult to locate.... more...

  • The Rise and Fall of Squizzy Taylorby Hugh Anderson

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 12.72

    Guns were fired in Fitzroy vendettas, police were killed in armed robberies and gangs operated in hotels and brothels - Melbourne in the 1920s was a crime-ridden city in which no one was safe. more...

  • Simulation Strategies to Reduce Recidivismby Faye S. Taxman; April Pattavina

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 153.89

    This comprehensive work provides a central source of information and analysis on the current state of simulation modeling in criminal justice, an overview of existing techniques, as well as cases of success and directions for future development. more...

  • Cognition and Crimeby Benoit Leclerc; Richard Wortley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    The rational choice perspective developed by Cornish and Clarke in 1986 provides criminologists with a valuable and practical framework for purposes of crime control and prevention. More than twenty-five years later, Cognition and Crime pushes the boundaries of this field of research by bringing together international leading (or emerging) researchers... more...