Criminal Investigation, 10th Edition

  • Christine Hess Orthmann
  • Kären M. Hess
  • ISBN-10: 1133018920
  • ISBN-13: 9781133018926
  • 752 Pages Hardcover 
  • Previous Editions: 2010, 2007, 2004
  • © 2013 | Published
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Overview

Easy to read and well-organized, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 10th Edition delivers the modern investigative principles and practices you need to succeed in criminal justice. Demonstrating techniques and their many applications, the book introduces long-standing tools, practices, and policies alongside the latest innovations in technology and science to give you a broad perspective of criminal investigations today. Featuring a number of learning aids, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 10th Edition uses checklists, bullet lists, illustrations, and other graphics to give the material context, while examples and case citations show how investigations affect the world around you. The CourseMate website that accompanies this text offers a variety of ways to practice and master key concepts – including flash cards, videos, crossword puzzles, interactive quizzes, and more.The many exciting topics covered include D.N.A. science, terrorism and homeland security, the C.S.I. Effect, cybercrime, federal law enforcement investigations, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, ethics, and much more!


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  • Reliable Material: Get unmatched coverage with CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 10th Edition, which always delivers the latest detailed updates on technology, statistics, laws, procedures and practices, and more.
  • Student-Friendly, Best-Selling Coverage: Well-written and easy to read, with a field-based perspective grounded in current research, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 10th Edition is the book of choice for criminal justice courses at any level.
  • Useful Instructor Supplements: An Instructor's Edition, instructor website and Engagement Tracker on CourseMate give you the tools you need to track your students' engagement and help them succeed.
  • Interactive Learning Tools: Give students more ways to study with the accompanying WebTutor and CourseMate supplements.

What's New

  • New contributor: Sergeant Henry Lim Cho of the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department adds the perspective of a working law enforcement practitioner. Sergeant Cho has worked in the field of criminal justice for more than 10 years and is an experienced crime scene investigator.
  • Updated art program: New illustrations, tables and photos bring the key concepts to life.
  • Exciting New Content: Expansive new coverage includes a brief history of and major advances in criminal investigation; media advisory cards;expanded discussion of digital photography and photographic equipment;; digital report writing and citizen online reporting; consent to search; Advanced Fingerprint Identification Technology; using D.N.A. to solve property crime; collecting D.N.A. evidence; collecting shoe and tire impressions in snow; and more.
  • Criminal Investigation CourseMate: NEW CourseMate with additional learning tools, including video, and an interactive eBook.
  • Gale Emergency Services Database Assignments: Readers can practice research and writing skills with the new Gale Emergency Services Database writing assignments for every chapter.

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Table of Contents

Section I: INTRODUCTION.
1. Criminal Investigation: An Overview.
Section II: BASIC INVESTIGATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES.
2. Documenting the Crime Scene: Note Taking, Photographing, and Sketching.
3. Writing Effective Reports.
4. Searches.
5. Forensics/Physical Evidence.
6. Obtaining Information and Intelligence.
7. Identifying and Arresting Suspects.
Section III: INVESTIGATING VIOLENT CRIMES.
8. Death Investigations.
9. Assault, Domestic Violence, Stalking, and Elder Abuse.
10. Sex Offenses.
11. Crimes Against Children.
12. Robbery.
Section IV: INVESTIGATING CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY.
13. Burglary.
14. Larceny/Theft, Fraud, and White-Collar Crime.
15. Motor Vehicle Theft.
16. Arson, Bombs, and Explosives.
Section V5: OTHER CHALLENGES TO THE CRIMINAL INVESTIGATOR.
17. Computer Crime.
18. A Dual Threat: Drug-Related Crime and Organized Crime.
19. Criminal Activities of Gangs and Other Dangerous Groups.
20. Terrorism and Homeland Security.
21. Preparing for and Presenting Cases in Court.
Appendix A: Patrol Crime Scene Management Checklist.
Appendix B: Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department Homicide Case Review Solvability Chart.
Appendix C: Sudden In-Custody Death: An Investigator's Checklist.
Appendix D: Death Scene Checklist.
Appendix E: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Cold Case Solvability Criteria.
Appendix F: Sample Form for Reporting Bias Crime.
Glossary.
Author Index.
Subject Index.

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Instructor's Resource Manual  (ISBN-10: 1133018939 | ISBN-13: 9781133018933)

The print Instructor's Resource Manual with Test Bank includes basic and detailed chapter outlines, key terms, learning objectives, Internet assignments, class assignments, and a test bank that includes multiple-choice, true/false, completion and short-answer questions. (This is the print version of the computerized test bank.)


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Meet the Author

About the Author

Christine Hess Orthmann

Christine Hess Orthmann has been writing and researching in various aspects of criminal justice for more than twenty years. She is a co-author of numerous Cengage books, including COMMUNITY POLICING, POLICE OPERATIONS, and CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, among others. A reserve officer with the Rosemount (Minnesota) Police Department, she also is a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences, the American Society of Criminology, the Text and Academic Authors Association, and the National Criminal Justice Honor Society (Alpha Phi Sigma). Orthmann holds a master of science degree in criminal justice from the University of Cincinnati.

Kären M. Hess

Kären Matison Hess, PhD (d. 2010), was an instructor at Normandale Community College (Bloomington, MN) who crafted a line of enduring, practical textbooks in the fields of law enforcement and criminal justice that include Criminal Investigation (10th edition), Criminal Procedure; Corrections in the Twenty-First Century: A Practical Approach; Introduction to Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (9th edition); Introduction to Private Security (5th edition); Juvenile Justice (5th edition); Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement (4th edition); Community Policing: Partnerships for Problem Solving (5th edition); and Careers in Criminal Justice: From Internship to Promotion (6th edition). She was a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS), the American Association of University Women (AAUW), the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), the International Law Enforcement Educators and Trainers Association (ILEETA), the Justice Research and Statistics Association (JRSA), the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) and the Textbook and Academic Author's Association (TAA). In 2006, Dr. Hess was honored by the University of Minnesota College of Education and Human Development at the school's 100-year anniversary as one of 100 alumni who have made a significant contribution to education and human development.