Criminal Investigation: Introduction to Concepts and Applications

Criminal Investigation: Introduction to Concepts and Applications

by Richard Michelson

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This text is designed to provide students with a basic and philosophical understanding of the investigatory processes regarding crimes against persons: death investigations crimes against persons; specially assault/battery, robbery, kidnapping and sex crimes investigations. Students will explore the fundamental and advanced features of first responder responsibilities, on-scene investigation, analysis of problems encountered in interviewing, autopsy process and results, laboratory processes and results, evidence collection and use of technology. Law references are from the California Penal Code & US Supreme Court Case Decisions.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940150777859
Publisher: LawTech Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/19/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 878,974
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Richard (Rick) Michelson, MPA, has served in law enforcement for nearly thirty years, starting with the San Diego Police Dept. His experience includes being a SWAT sergeant, community relations officer and director of the Crime Prevention program. He has also been a lieutenant and an acting chief with other agencies. A published author, he also teaches at the community and the graduate college levels. He specializes in helping agencies and candidates prepare for the challenges of supervisory and management positions by using assessment center methods. His article, “Preparing Future Leaders for Tomorrow: Succession Planning for Police Leadership,” was published in Police Chief Magazine. He has presented papers to the International Congress on Assessment Center Methods, the International DACUM conference and other professional organizations.

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