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Color Atlas of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Second Edition DVD


Charles Catanese
February 3, 2016

Featuring twice the number of images as any other forensic pathology atlas, this DVD version demonstrates visually the postmortem changes of the human body and the different kinds of patterns produced in deaths caused by natural causes, diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, substance abuse, poisonin...

Utilizing Forensic Technologies for Unidentified Human Remains: Death Investigation Resources, Strategies, and Disconnects


George W. Adams
November 23, 2015

In missing and unidentified investigations, an abyss of dissonance seems to exist between law enforcement and the community they serve that all too often creates grating wounds that may never heal. Utilizing Forensic Technologies for Unidentified Human Remains: Death Investigation Resources, Strateg...

Forensic Uses of Digital Imaging, Second Edition


John C. Russ
January 22, 2016

The ability to work with, and retrieve images, is vital to forensic and criminal case work. During a five-decade-long career, author John C. Russ has taught methods for image processing and measurement to thousands of students. Forensic Uses of Digital Imaging, Second Edition distills his classroom ...

Principles and Practices of Aquatic Law

John Robert Fletemeyer
March 20, 2018

This book presents the best practices and principles related to aquatic law and risk management. Its focus is injury and death occurring in aquatic environments including the ocean, pools, water parks, canals, rivers, lakes, dams, etc. It discusses the importance of aquatic risk management as it...

Understanding Victimology: An Active-Learning Approach

Shelly Clevenger, Jordana N. Navarro, Catherine D. Marcum, George E. Higgins
March 06, 2018

Understanding Victimology: An Active-Learning Approach explains what the field of victimology is—including its major theoretical perspectives and research methods—and provides insight into the dynamics of various offline and online crimes from the victims’ vantage point. It is the only textbook to...

Color Atlas of Forensic Histopathology

Vittorio Fineschi, Steven B. Karch, MD, FFFLM
February 26, 2018

Featuring 700 high quality photographs, Color Atlas of Forensic Histopathology demonstrates a forensic approach to the collection of data and techniques in histopathological diagnosis. This book provides comprehensive coverage of such topics as basic histomorphology, tissues and the putrefaction...

Police Ethics: The Corruption of Noble Cause

Michael A. Caldero, Jeffrey D. Dailey, Brian L. Withrow
February 12, 2018

Police Ethics, Fourth Edition, provides an analysis of corruption in law enforcement organizations. The authors argue that the noble cause—a commitment to “doing something about bad people”—is a central “ends-based” police ethic. This fundamental principle of police ethics can paradoxically open...

Chromatographic Techniques in the Forensic Analysis of Designer Drugs

Teresa Kowalska, Mieczyslaw Sajewicz, Joseph Sherma
February 06, 2018

There is a dramatic rise of novel drug use due to the increased popularity of so-called designer drugs. These synthetic drugs can be illegal in some countries, but legal in others and novel compounds unknown to drug chemistry emerge monthly. This thoughtfully constructed edited reference presents...

Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications

M. Eric Benbow, Jeffery K. Tomberlin, Aaron M. Tarone
January 24, 2018

Decomposition and recycling of vertebrate remains have been understudied, hampered largely due to these processes being aesthetically challenging (e.g., smell and sight). Technological innovations have provided the means to explore new and historically understood natural systems to give us a...

Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active Violence — Assessing, Negotiating, and Assaulting

Bruce Oliver Newsome, James W. Stewart, Aarefah Mosavi
January 22, 2018

How should we analyze and assess new terrorist behaviors? What are the particular risks and challenges from new terrorism? Should we negotiate with terrorists, and, if so, how? When should we use force against terrorists? Countering New(est) Terrorism: Hostage-Taking, Kidnapping, and Active...

Ethics for the Public Service Professional, Second Edition

Aric W. Dutelle, Randy S. Taylor
December 22, 2017

Headlines of public service corruption scandals are painful reminders of the need for continuing education in the subjects of ethics and integrity. Public service professionals employed as government officials, forensic scientists, investigators, first responders, and those within the legal and...

Frank Tannenbaum: The Making of a Convict Criminologist

Matthew G. Yeager
December 22, 2017

Frank Tannenbaum and the Making of a Convict Criminologist is a historical biography about Columbia University professor Frank Tannenbaum and his contribution to American criminology. Tannenbaum was a major figure in criminology in the early twentieth century, and is known for his contributions to...

Behavior, Truth and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, Revised Edition

Michael R. Napier
December 21, 2017

Focusing on practical approaches for the experienced investigator, Michael R. Napier, a 27-year veteran of the FBI, presents Behavior, Truth, and Deception: Applying Profiling and Analysis to the Interview Process, 2nd Edition. This hands-on volume, drawn from years of experience interviewing...

Forensic Examination of Fibres, Third Edition

James Robertson, Claude Roux, Kenneth G. Wiggins
December 20, 2017

In order for forensic fibre examiners to fully utilize fibre and textile evidence during their analysis, they require not only specialised forensic knowledge but also in-depth knowledge of fibres, yarns and fabrics themselves. Production, both the chemical and physical structure, and the properties...

Manual of Forensic Science: An International Survey

Anna Barbaro
December 19, 2017

A truly international and multi-disciplinary compendium of current best practices authored by top practitioners from around the world, the book covers current trends and technology advances in the following disciplines within forensic science: bloodstain pattern analysis, forensic photography,...