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The Psychology of Stalking

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The Psychology of Stalking is the first scholarly book on stalking ever published. Virtually every serious writer and researcher in this area of criminal psychopathology has contributed to this comprehensive resource. These chapters explore stalking from social, psychiatric, psychological, legal and behavioral perspectives. New thinking and data are presented on threats, pursuit characteristics, psychiatric diagnoses, offender-victim typologies, cyberstalking, false victimization syndrome, erotomania, stalking and domestic violence and many other aspects. The landmark text is of interest to both professionals and other thoughtful individuals who recognize the serious nature of this ominous social behavior at the end of the millennium. Edited by Dr. J. Reid Meloy, this book is available from Academic Press at www.academicpress.com.

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Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques

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Effective Interviewing and Interrogation Techniques, Second Edition is revised and updated. The Second Edition contains all the information an investigator needs to know about obtaining answers froma witness, victim, or suspect, and how to interpret these answers with the utmost accuracy. The chapters include several model worksheets and documents as well as complete instructions for using the authors' Integrated Interrogation Technique, a 10-point approach to obtaining confessions that can stand up in court. The Second Edition contains five new chapters which include coverage of false confessions, interviewing the mentally challenged and the ethics of interrogation in a post-9/11 world. From Academic Press, this book is written by Nathan Gordon and William Fleisher. It is available from books.elsevier.com.

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Fundamentals of Forensic Science

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Fundamentals of Forensic Science from Academic Press presents a complete look at the forensic sciences, emphasizing the biology, chemistry and physical sciences that underpin forensic science. By covering the principles that are central to the forensic science, and by discussing topics typically excluded from generalized discussions of criminalistics, this book provides a depth of information. Organized along the timeline of a real case, it begins with an introduction and history of forensic science, covers the basic methods of analysis used in most forensic examinations, addresses the elements relevant to the field and concludes with an examination of how science interacts with the law. Written by Max Houck and Jay Siegel, two leading experts in forensic science today, this book is available at books.elsevier.com.

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Forensic Dental Evidence

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Law enforcement personnel, coroners and other death investigators often encounter crime scenes and victims that require dental expertise. Attorneys are asked to present dental evidence in court. "Forensic Dental Evidence: An Investigator's Handbook", was written by forensic dentist Michael C. Bowers. This book delivers the backbone information these individuals urgently require to assess better their needs in both casework and litigation. "Forensic Dental Evidence" contains numerous photographs of crime scene evidence and bite marks on victims and details for the reader the types of dental evidence and what is expected regarding collection, documentation and the capabilities of analytical methods. where to obtain ??

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Handbook of Forensic Psychology

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From Academic Press, "The Handbook of Forensic Psychology" provides professionals with current, practical and empirically based information to guide their work in forensic settings, or to better their understanding of the issues and debates in forensic psychology. Divided into four sections, the "Handbook of Forensic Psychology" covers basic issues, assessment, mental disorders and forensic psychology, and special topics. The basic issue chapters present a primer on law for the psychologist, a primer on psychology for attorneys, an overview of ethical issues relevant to forensic psychology and a chapter on forensic reporting. This resource, edited by William O'Donohue and Eric Levensky, is available at www.academicpress.com.

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Computer-Graphic Facial Reconstruction

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The process of identifying the victim(s) of crime is an essential component of any law enforcement investigation where decomposition, trauma and purposeful disfigurement have made identity uncertain. Using computer-graphic and mathematical means of facial reconstruction and approximation - from segmented, decomposed or skeletal remains overs a cost-efficient, anatomically-accurate and expedient methodology to accomplish this core component. "Computer-Graphic Facial Reconstruction" showcases current progress in computer-graphic facial reconstruction from forensic anthropology and odontology to perceptual psychology. Written by John Clement and Murray Marks, this book is available from Academic Press at www.elsevier.com.

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Shooting Incident Reconstruction

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Shooting Incident Reconstruction is an informative and comprehensive guide to the analysis of firearms at crime scenes ranging from accidental injuries to carefully planned murders. Whether the topic is as simple as a muzzle-to-victim distance determination, or as complicated as the behavior of ricocheted bullets over long distances. "Shooting Incident Reconstruction" covers it all. No longer will investigators be forced to rely on eyewitness accounts alone; instead, they will be able to use the reconstructive aspects of firearms evidence to determine what did and did not happen at a crime scene. Author Lucien Haag is a leading authority on shooting incident reconstruction with more than 40 years of experience in the field. From Academic Press, this guide is available online at books.elsevier.com.

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Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault

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Crimes of drug-facilitated sexual assault are reaching alarming numbers throught the world. While drugs such as Rohypnol and GHB have become known as date-rape drugs, many other drugs have or could be used in the same manner. This book educates the reader in how drugs are used as weapons in committing sexual assaults -- and is written for all those involved in the investigation of these crimes (forensic scientists, law enforcement, lawyers, toxicologists) and focuses on the idea of teamwork for a successful investigation. The first portion of the handbook deals with the history of drug-facilitated crimes and provides an overview of how these crimes have changed over the years. The next portion addresses the difficulties surrounding the investigation and finally, the handbook outlines ideas and suggestions to overcome some of the difficulties encountered in these cases. From Academic Press, "Drug Facilitated Sexual Assault" is available online at www.academicpress.com.

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Forensic DNA Typing

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Since the first edition of "Forensic DNA Typing," the Human Genome Project has published a draft sequence of the human genome and completed the finished reference sequence. This book examines the science of current forensics DNA typing methods by focusing on the biology, technology and genetic interpretation of short tandem repeat (STR) markers, which emcompass the most common forensic DNA analysis methods used today. Ten new chapters have been added to accomodate the explosion of new information since the turn of the century. Written by John Butler and published by Academic press, this book is available online at books.elsevier.com/forensics.

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Rape Investigation Handbook

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The "Rape Investigation Handbook'" from Academic Press, details specific investigative and forensic processes related to sex crimes casework invaluable to those in law enforcement. It takes the reader through these processes in a logical sequence, showing how investigations of rape and sexual assault can and should be conducted from start to finish. By Joe Savino and Brent Turvey, this book is authored by qualified investigators and forensic professionals with more than 20 years of collective experience working cases, preparing them for court and offering testimony. It can be located online at www.books.elsevier.com/forensics.

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