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Introduction to Investigations

Introduction to Investigations
Author: John S. Dempsey
ISBN 13: 9780534576462
ISBN 10: 53457646
Edition: 2
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2002-10-14
Format: Paperback
Pages: 480
List Price: $243.95

This is an introductory text for college students interested in the investigations profession, offering an overview of investigations, describing jobs available in the investigating industry, and outlining skills needed for these jobs. The text combines coverage of both public (police) and private investigations, with chapters on the tools of investigations, such as evidence, interrogations, and surveillance, and types of investigations, including violent crime and computer crime. This second edition contains six new chapters on areas such as drug offenses and terrorist activities, plus new material on the use of the Internet in investigations. Dempsey teaches criminal justice at Suffolk County Community College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR