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Crime Scene Investigation

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Ever wondered what it was like to be a detective? Step into the shoes of the homicide team as they take you through each stage of the investigation process, from the scene of the crime to the verdict in the courtroom. Filled with case studies of actual crimes, features on world-renowned experts in the field of forensic science and full-colour photographs, this authoritativ ...more
Published November 1st 2004 by Reader's Digest Association
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May 01, 2013 M-Tear rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Very much enjoyed this book. It was a real insite to just how investigations actually happen, not just what they show on TV. Plus, loved all the 'day in my life' and 'case files' parts.
Jun 23, 2015 Miranda rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book is a very good source if you are interested in True Crime and how the law investigates criminals. The authors were very knowledgable, but it was sometimes difficult to understand the exact role of a member of law. For example: I was not sure exactly what the difference between a forensic pathologist and a medical examiner/coroner was. As I am interested in being one or the other of these as my profession, it was a necessary point that I was concerned about. It is a very good source, ho ...more
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Aug 04, 2015 Kat Wells rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This was a great learning book...It was not a textbook but it was great to read to get some new notes on the subject! I miss learning! Great addition to my Booktubeathon!
Jenn C
A solid introduction to the stages of criminal investigations, with plenty of examples and case studies. Avid watches of the plethora of crime shows (both dramas and documentaries) will know some of the information presented, but some will be new. It's a little dated though (published in 2004), so the scientific techniques/advanced are probably different, but I'm sure the theory remains the same.
Aug 04, 2008 Regan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
A decent summary of all the different players in solving a rime.
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