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NCJ Number: 183084 Find in a Library
Title: Criminal Investigation: A Method for Reconstructing the Past, Third Edition -- Instructor's Guide
Author(s): James W. Osterburg; Richard H. Ward; Gordon M. Armstrong
Editor(s): Ellen S. Boyne
Date Published: 2000
Page Count: 210
Sponsoring Agency: Anderson Publishing Co
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Publication Number: ISBN 0-87084-330-3
Sale Source: Anderson Publishing Co
Publicity Director
2035 Reading Road
Cincinnati, OH 45202
United States of America
Type: Overview Text
Format: Informational Packet
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: Designed to accompany the main criminal investigation text, this instructor's guide contains resources for instructors, provides learning objectives and key terms and concepts, and includes a test bank.
Abstract: The instructor's guide contains teaching tips that are designed to enhance the presentation of material in the criminal investigation text. Included are crossword puzzles covering important terms and concepts and suggestions for the use of video segments. Disks include test bank files and PowerPoint presentation slides. The instructor's guide parallels topics covered in the main criminal investigation text. These topics include responsibilities and attributes of criminal investigators, physical evidence, records and files, informants, surveillance, eyewitness identification, interview and interrogation, homicide, robbery, rape and other sex crimes, burglary, arson, terrorism, computer and communications technology, enterprise crime (organized, economic, and white collar), criminal investigation management, control over criminal investigations through constitutional law, evidence and effective testimony, cults and ritual crime, and raids. Two disks included
Main Term(s): Police reference materials
Index Term(s): Arson investigations; Burglary; Computer related crime; Criminal investigation; Cults; Evidence identification; Eyewitness testimony; Homicide; Informants; Interview and interrogation; Law enforcement overview texts; Organized crime; Police policies and procedures; Police raids; Police records; Rape; Ritualistic crimes; Robbery; Sex offenses; Surveillance; Terrorism/Mass Violence; White collar crime
Note: For main text see NCJ-183082; For study guide, See NCJ-183083
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