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NCJ Number: 156383 Find in a Library
Title: Undercover Investigation, Third Edition
Author(s): J K Barefoot
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 154
Sponsoring Agency: Butterworth-Heinemann
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
Publication Number: ISBN 0-7506-9645-1
Sale Source: Butterworth-Heinemann
225 Wildwood Ave
Woburn, MA 01801-2041
United States of America
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This book provides security administrators and law enforcement officials with a guide to establishing undercover operations and training police officer, intelligence agents, and private security personnel.
Abstract: Following a brief history of undercover work, which probably had its origins in military campaigns, the author discusses factors to consider in recruiting and selecting undercover personnel. The chapter on training pertains to both private agencies and in-house security departments, and covers financial matters, gambling, drugs, and evidence marking. Steps in the undercover investigative process include establishment of a cover, the assignment, roping, entrapment and testimony, supervision and communications, and the burn. The final chapter discusses shopping investigations and surveillance.
Main Term(s): Police team training
Index Term(s): Investigations; Security training; Undercover training
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