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- Free Press 2007; US$ 27.00
The story of the lie detector takes us straight into the dark recesses of the American soul. It also leads us on a noir journey through some of the most storied episodes in American history. That is because the device we take for granted as an indicator of guilt or innocence actually tells us more about our beliefs than about our deeds. The machine... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Special Weapons and Tactics, or SWAT, teams stand at the forefront of modern law enforcement, merging daring, life-or-death tactics with cutting-edge police technology. These elite units conduct paramilitary operations in the full view of the media, performing missions ranging from hostage rescue and apprehension of violent felons to drug raids and... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Criminals use explosives to kill, maim, and intimidate, and as a tool for robbing banks, safes, homes, and other targets. Terrorists first utilized explosives in the 17th century in a failed plot to assassinate England's King James I. Since then, militant groups such as the Irish Republican Army, the Ku Klux Klan, and al Qaeda have used bombings... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2009; US$ 40.95
Training Strategies for Crisis and Hostage Negotiations was written for trainers who are tasked with providing role play: scenario-driven training that is challenging, novel, interesting, varied, and motivating. A trainer may play a larger role as leader, expert, teacher, coordinator, planner, facilitator, resource manager/librarian, observer/evaluator,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 32.95
This book will introduce the reader to the basics of conducting a successful investigation into allegations of sexual abuse of a child or adolescent. It is designed to help the newer investigators avoid some of the common errors that occur in child and adolescent sexual abuse investigation, while gaining some of the basic knowledge necessary to be... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 146.95
When a crime or other incident takes place, clothing items are often present or left behind, and can become directly involved in the case itself. Items of clothing are thus one of the most common types of exhibit examined in court. They can provide valuable information in cases of violent crimes, such as homicide or rape, as well as in burglary, robbery,... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 17.99
Tracker. The very word evokes images of buckskin-clad braves crouching over the ground, carefully studying the signs before them?a part of history. But the modern world has not put behind it the need for the earthy business of tracking. Such skills are still routinely used by the military, rescue personnel, and law enforcement, as well as by... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 84.95
Crime scene processing is an inherent task and duty associated with most criminal investigations, for rarely does one encounter a crime without some kind of crime scene. Crime scene processing consists of an examination and evaluation of the scene for the express purpose of recovering physical evidence and documenting the scene?s condition in situ,... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 156.00 US$ 135.20
The first edition of Statistics and the Evaluation of Evidence for Forensic Scientists established itself as a highly regarded authority on this area. Fully revised and updated, the second edition provides significant new material on areas of current interest including: Glass Interpretation Fibres Interpretation Bayes? Nets The title... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 132.95
Renowned for being THE definitive source of homicide investigation, Practical Homicide Investigation: Tactics, Procedures, and Forensic Techniques is the recognized protocol used by investigative divisions of major police departments throughout the world. It is also the text used in most police academies, including the prestigious FBI Academy in... more...