Publication Year: 2009
Authors/Editor: Tong, Stephen; Bryant, Robin P.; Horvath, Miranda A.H.
This comprehensive volume deciphers investigative process and practice, providing an authoritative insight into key debates and contemporary issues in crime investigations.
The text provides a critical examination of investigative practice by focusing on the key issues and debates unpinned by academic literature on crime investigation. It also outlines the theoretical explanations that provide an understanding of crime investigation and the context in which investigators operate. It further illustrates the practical relevance of theoretical contributions to crime investigation and places clear emphasis on the multi-disciplinary nature of crime investigation.
Understanding Criminal Investigation