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Introductory Criminal Analysis: Crime Prevention and Intervention Strategies

Introductory Criminal Analysis: Crime Prevention and Intervention Strategies
Author: Thomas E. Baker
ISBN 13: 9780130996091
ISBN 10: 130996092
Edition: 1st
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Publication Date: 2004-04-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 528
List Price: $109.20

INTRODUCTORY CRIMINAL ANALYSIS: CRIME PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION STRATEGIES is an interdisciplinary and social science approach that explores the field of criminal analysis. The text applies criminological and psychological theory to practice in the analysis of serial crimes and predators. The author strives to meet the academic needs of criminal justice majors, police officers, and police leaders.

Special emphasis is placed on TEN BASIC PREVENTION AND INTERVENTION STRATEGIES: (1) criminal analysis, (2) community-oriented policing, (3) geographic information system(s), (4) geographic profiling, (5) domestic violence, (6) street crime analysis, (7) criminal investigation analysis, (8) intelligence analysis, (9) technology and computer applications and (10) grantsmanship. The text has coordinated themes that articulate prevention and intervention strategies. Twelve chapters expand the ten basic themes and the PROLOGUE and EPILOGUE identify strategic and tactical focusing points. Special Features:

  • Analyst Corners strategically placed in the text that include the work of leading international and national experts
  • Presents a considerable number of analytical concepts
  • Numerous illustrations, charts, graphs, and tables
  • Case study illustrations that enhance understanding
  • Subheadings and short paragraphs enhance transition, coherence, and clarity for the learner
  • Questions included at the end of each chapter