Criminal Investigation: The Art and the Science (2nd Edition)

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9780130809803: Criminal Investigation: The Art and the Science (2nd Edition)

This dynamic book presents crime detection as a fascinating field relying heavily on the past experiences of investigators as well as recent practical and technological innovations. It explores the many external variables that can influence the investigator's success and the specific methods of crime detection and prosecution of law available in todayUs field. The book is intended to meet the needs of both students and professors by presenting information in a logical flow—like the steps and considerations observed in an actual criminal investigation.

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This book presents a comprehensive overview of the fundamentals of criminal investigation, including documentation, suspect identification, and report writing. The book provides the latest techniques in crime detection, criminal apprehension and prosecution, collection and use of evidence and information, and detailed coverage of specific crimes.

About the Author:

Michael Lyman is a member of the faculty of the Criminal Justice and Human Services Department at Columbia College of Missouri. In addition to being a teaching faculty member, he serves the Department as the Director or Graduate Studies for the Master of Science in Criminal Justice and Director of the Forensic Science Program. Prior to entering the field of college teaching, he was employed as a Special Agent for the Intelligence and Organized Crime Division (IOCD) of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation and later as a Senior Intelligence Agent for the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs. Dr. Lyman has authored five textbooks in criminal justice dealing with the areas of criminal investigation, policing, organized crime, and drug abuse. He received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Wichita State University and his Ph.D. from the University of Missouri—Columbia

 

The author welcomes communication and correspondence about his work and can be contacted at Columbia College, 1001 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65216.

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