This book, now in its second edition, is the first and most exhaustive text covering the still growing popularity of cold case investigations which locate perpetrators and free the innocent. The new edition adds approximately 80 pages of content, including material on clandestine graves and investigating cold gang cases. The book merges theory with practice through the use of case histories, photographs, illustrations and checklists that convey essential, fundamental concepts while providing a strong, practical basis for the investigative process.
The Cold Case Problem. Case File Review. Reading the Book: Learning the Case. Investigation. The Prosecution of Cold Case Murders. Databases: ViCAP, HITS and TracKRS. CJIS: Criminal Justice Information Services. Interviewing Senior Citizens. Death Certificate and Obituary. The Coroner's Inquest. Cold Case Squads. The Media in Cold Case Investigation. Friction Skin Impressions. Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems. From Serology to DNA in Cold Case Investigations. Mitochondrial DNA Examination of Cold Case Crime Scene Hairs. DNA as a Witness. Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN). Forensic Anthropology in Cold Cases. Forensic Dentistry in Cold Case Homicide Investigation. DDS Forensic Exhumation Criminal Investigative Analysis in Cold Case Investigations. Warming up with Wiretaps. Bloodstain Pattern Analysis in Homicide Cold Case Investigations. Luminol. Forensic Document Examination. Forensic Art in Cold Cases. Cold Case Polygraph. Geographic Profiling in Cold Case Investigations. "El Segundo." Other Cold Case Resources. Conclusion. Index.
Series: Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations
Number Of Pages: 632
Published: 15th September 2017
Publisher: Apple Academic Press Inc.
Country of Publication: CA
Dimensions (cm): 26.67 x 20.96
Weight (kg): 1.68
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition