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Widely recognized as the most accurate and comprehensive text in the field, this practical, step-by-step introduction to criminal investigation gives students a logical framework for understanding the investigative process. Major sections cover current issues such as environmental crime, the looting of archaeological sites, videotaping of crime scenes, street gangs, and drugs. Case studies throughout the text emphasize the applied technique of criminal investigation. Graphs, charts, and compelling photographs found throughout the text depict the practical aspects of investigation and help to clarify difficult scientific concepts.
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Widely recognized as the most accurate and comprehensive text in the field, this practical, step-by-....

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Charles R. "Mike" Swanson received his bachelor and master's degrees in criminology from Florida State University and a doctorate in public administration from the University of Georgia, where he is a faculty member in the Carl Vinson Institute of Government. His primary responsibilities include providing applied research, technical assistance, and training to Georgia units of state and local government. A former patrol officer and detective with the Tampa Police Department, he also served as Senior Police Planner and Acting Deputy Director of the Florida Governor's Law Enforcement Council. Mike has coauthored five books and is the author or coauthor of numerous monographs, articles, and conference papers.

Neil C. Chamelin, an attorney, is a Hearing Officer in the Florida Division of Motor Vehicles. He previously served as Director of Criminal Justice Programs for Troy State University-European Region; Director of the Florida Police Standards and Training Commission; Division Director, Standards and Training Division; Florida Department of Law Enforcement; Administrator of the Police Science Division, Institute of Government at the University of Georgia; and Director of the Florida Institute for Law Enforcement. He has also served as a police officer in Sarasota, Florida. He is the coauthor of Criminal Law for Police Officers, Introduction to Criminal Justice, and Police Personnel Selection Process.

Leonard Territo is Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Previously, he was Chief Deputy of the Leon County, Florida, Sheriff's Office, and Served for nine years in the patrol, traffic, detective, and personnel and training divisions of the Tampa Police Department. He is former Chairperson of the Department of Police Administration at St. Petersburg Junior College, where he also directed specialized continuing education programs for police officers through the Florida Institute for Law Enforcement. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles and technical reports, as well as eight books, including Police Adminstration: Structures, Process, and Behavior, and Crime and Justice in America.

Robert W. Taylor is professor and director of the Justice Administration and Leadership Program in the Department of Criminology at the University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to assuming this position, he was the founding director of the Caruth Police Institute. The Institute was established through a $9.5 million grant from the Communities Foundation of North Texas in January 2008, and is located within the Dallas Police Department as a part of the University of North Texas at Dallas. For nearly 15 years, Dr. Taylor was professor and chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of North Texas at Denton. He has an extensive background in academic and professional criminal justice, having served as a sworn police officer and major crimes detective (in Portland, Oregon) and as an active consultant tovarious U.S. and international criminal justice agencies. He has authored or coauthored over one hundred andfifty articles, books, and manuscripts focusing on police administration, contemporary police problems, internationaland domestic terrorism, human and drug trafficking, computer fraud, and criminal justice policy and has been the recipient of nearly $15 million in external funding. Dr. Taylor was awarded the University of NorthTexas Regent's Lecture Award for 2003 for his work in the Middle East, and in 2008, the Academy of Criminal JusticeSciences presented Dr. Taylor with the O.W. Wilson Award "in recognition of his outstanding contribution topolice education, research and practice." He is an active member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and the American Society of Criminology.

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