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Introduction to Investigations

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ISBN-10: 053457646X

ISBN-13: 9780534576462

Edition: 2nd 2003 (Revised)

Authors: John S. Dempsey

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INTRODUCTION TO INVESTIGATIONS, Second Edition is a basic introductory text for college students who are interested in learning who investigators are, what they do, and how they do it. Dempsey has designed a text that gives students a general overview of investigations so they can understand why and how investigations are conducted. This text also introduces students to what types of jobs are available in the investigating industry and what skills are needed to obtain these jobs.
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Book details

List price: $229.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 10/14/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

John S. Dempsey is Professor Emeritus of Criminal Justice at State University of New York (SUNY), Suffolk County Community College. He also teaches criminal justice and public administration courses at SUNY, Empire State College, where he serves as a mentor for ranking members of law enforcement and criminal justice agencies. Mr. Dempsey was a member of the New York City Police Department (NYPD) from 1964 until 1988, serving as a police officer, detective, sergeant, lieutenant and captain. He focused on both patrol and investigations. Mr. Dempsey received seven citations for meritorious and excellent police duty. After retiring from the NYPD, he served as Professor of Criminal Justice at…    

Background Information
The History of Investigations and the Investigations Industry
The Investigating Process
The Tools of Investigations
The Crime Scene
Report Writing and Case Management
Law, Evidence, and Investigating
Criminalistics and Technology in Investigations
Interviews and Interrogations
Sources of Information
Surveillance and Undercover Investigations
Types of Investigations
The Investigation of Violent Crimes: Murder, Rape, or Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault and Kidnapping
The Investigation of Property Crimes: Burglary, Larceny, Motor Vehicle The ft and Arson
The Investigation of Narcotics and Drug Offenses
The Investigation of Terrorist Activities
The Investigation of Computer Crime
Private Sector Investigations
Court Cases