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NCJ Number: 142500 Find in a Library
Title: FIFTH NATIONAL CONFERENCE: SERIAL MURDERS, UNIDENTIFIED BODIES, AND MISSING PERSONS: SOLVING CASES THROUGH COMMUNICATION, MARCH 7-11, 1993
Corporate Author: Regional Organized Crime Information Ctr
United States of America
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 304
Sponsoring Agency: Regional Organized Crime Information Ctr
Nashville, TN 37214
Type: Conference Material
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This volume presents the background materials, agenda, and other training materials provided to the participants at the Fifth National Conference on Serial Murders, Unidentified Bodies, and Missing Persons, held in Tennessee March 7-11, 1993.
Abstract: The conference brought personnel from law enforcement agencies together to share information about these topics. Topics included death investigations in cases in which either murder or suicide is a possibility, murders in which the offender follows a particular pattern or "signature," the investigation of serial murders, investigative techniques, and drug-related homicides. Other presentations focused on forensic pathology related to weapons, the use of DNA profiling for victim identification, case studies related to missing children, and case management in investigations of multiple murders. Figures, forms, checklists, and related information
Main Term(s): Homicide investigations; Serial murders
Index Term(s): Forensic medicine; Investigative techniques; Missing children; Victim identification
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