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Criminal investigation : the art and science / Michael D. Lyman, Columbia College of Missouri.

Lyman, Michael D., (author.).


"Criminal Investigation: The Art and the Science ― by nationally recognized criminal investigation expert Michael Lyman ― is a clear, thorough examination of the fundamentals of criminal investigation and forensic science, as currently practiced throughout the US. It explores past experiences of investigators alongside forensic and technological innovations." -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780135186213
  • ISBN: 0135186218
  • Physical Description: xxxiii, 582 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: Ninth edition.
  • Publisher: Hoboken : Pearson, 2020, [2019].

Content descriptions

General Note:
Revised edition of the author's Criminal investigation, [2017].
"The art and the science"--Cover
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foundations and history of criminal investigation -- The crime scene: identification and collection of evidence -- The crime scene: field notes, documenting, and reporting -- Identification of criminal suspects: field and laboratory services -- Legal issues in criminal investigation -- Interviews and interrogations -- Criminal intelligence and surveillance operations -- Undercover operations and informant management -- Death investigations -- Robbery -- Assault and related offenses -- Missing and abducted persons -- Crimes against children: child abuse, child fatalities, and exploitation -- Theft-related offenses -- Arson, bombings, and terrorism -- Special investigations: drug trafficking and gangs -- Special investigations: white-collar, corporate, and computer-related crimes -- Investigations of officer-involved shootings -- Preparation for court.
Subject: Criminal investigation.
Forensic sciences.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Kirtland Community College Library HV 8073 .L96 2020 30775305556095 General Collection Available -

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