A REVIEW GUIDE FOR O HARA S FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

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A Review Guide For O Hara S Fundamentals Of Criminal Investigation

Author : DeVere D. Woods
ISBN : 9780398088514
Genre : Political Science
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This review guide is designed to help students learn the information presented in O’Hara’s Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation. Gregory O’Hara’s study guide has been revised and restructured to complement the eighth edition of the text. For each chapter you will find a list of key terms and multiple-choice questions. It is recommended that students first carefully read the chapter noting important points and information, then review the key terms and return to the text to clarify any unfamiliar topics. When confident of your understanding of the key terms, proceed to the questions. Most questions are restatements of information in the chapter. Some, however, may require students to apply the chapter information to derive the correct answer. Test your understanding of the material by trying to answer the questions. Correct answers can be found in the back of the study guide. For questions you answered incorrectly, return to the text and review the appropriate information. Through this process of review and self-testing, students can increase their understanding of complexities of the criminal investigation process. This guide is an excellent companion volume to the bestselling textbook and will be useful to students who are reviewing the important elements of this discipline in other criminal justice texts.
Category: Political Science

A Review Guide For Fundamentals Of Criminal Investigation Seventh Edition

Author : Gregory L. O'Hara
ISBN : 0398074275
Genre : Social Science
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This review book is designed to help the student learn the material contained in the seventh edition of Fundamentals of criminal investigation. Its purpose is to enable the student to test his/her knowledge of important points, concepts, terms, and rulesand commit these to memory. It contains more than 1625 multiple-choice questions and answers, and each question is constructed so that the correct answer, when added to it, will form a statement that can be read and reread. The questions test the studenton every aspect of criminal investigation: the preservation and recording of the crime scene, the collection and analysis of evidence, the interviewing and interrogation of witnesses, the identification of suspects, rules of evidence, and the presentation of testimony in court. Special emphasis is placed on the investigation of major crimes. There are 38 chapters in the Review Guide corresponding to the 38 chapters in the textbook. An answer key is included at the end of each chapter. This guide is an excellent companion volume to the bestselling textbook and will be useful to students who are reviewing the important elements of this discipline in other criminal justice texts.
Category: Social Science

A Review Guide For Fundamentals Of Criminal Investigation Seventh Edition By Charles E O Hara Gregory L O Hara

Author : Gregory L. O'Hara
ISBN : 0398084424
Genre : Criminal investigation
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This review book is designed to help the student learn the material contained in the Seventh Edition of FUNDAMENTALS OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION. Its purpose is to enable the student to test his/her knowledge of important points, concepts, terms, and rules and commit these to memory. It contains more than 1625 multiple-choice questions and answers, and each question is constructed so that the correct answer, when added to it, will form a statement that can be read and reread. The questions test the student on every aspect of criminal investigation: the preservation and recording of the crime scene, the collection and analysis of evidence, the interviewing and interrogation of witnesses, the identification of suspects, rules of evidence, and the presentation of testimony in court. Special emphasis is placed on the investigation of major crimes. There are 38 chapters in the OC Review GuideOCO corresponding to the 38 chapters in the textbook. An answer key is included at the end of each chapter. This guide is an excellent companion volume to the bestselling textbook and will be useful to students who are reviewing the important elements of this discipline in other criminal justice texts."
Category: Criminal investigation

A Review Guide For O Hara S Fundamentals Of Criminal Investigation

Author : Devere D. Woods, Jr. Ph.D.
ISBN : 0398092591
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This review guide is designed to help students learn the information presented in Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation. The ninth edition is a substantial revision of previous editions. Some of the changes include information on new federal databases, advances in forensic techniques, new arson investigation research and new opioid and synthetic drugs, along with updates in interviewing, crime analysis, surveillance, frauds, and forgeries. Over 350 multiple-choice questions have been revised, rewritten, or replaced, and 185 new true/false questions have been added. For each chapter you will find a list of key terms, along with multiple-choice and true/false questions. It is recommended that students first carefully read the chapter noting important points and information, then review the key terms and return to the text to clarify any unfamiliar topics. When confident of your understanding of the key terms, proceed to the questions. Most questions are restatements of information in the chapter. Some, however, may require students to apply the chapter information to derive the correct answer. Test your understanding of the material by trying to answer the questions. Correct answers can be found in the back of the study guide. For questions you answered incorrectly, return to the text and review the appropriate information. Through this process of review and self-testing, students can increase their understanding of complexities of the criminal investigation process.
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O Hara S Fundamentals Of Criminal Investigation

Author : DeVere D. Woods
ISBN : 9780398088460
Genre : Social Science
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Charles and Gregory O’Hara’s Fundamentals of Criminal Investigation has served as the “Bible” of criminal investigation for many years. The author of this new edition has prepared this text for a new generation of criminal investigators in such a way that they will learn what is meant by a complete investigation and acquaint themselves with the proofs of the most important crimes. In addition, they will become familiar with the employment of technical methods and services that are available. The tools of the investigator are referred to as the three “I’s,” namely, “Information,” “Interrogation,” and “Instru-mentation.” In view of this factor, the technological advancements in forensic science, practices of criminalistics, computerization, electronic databases, and the Internet are presented, including the time honored methods of collecting information that are still effective and utilized. Among the changes in this new edition include crime analysis, criminal profiling, theories of investigation, ethics of investigation, the “CSI” effect, cold case investigation, digital photography, computer crime and digital crime scenes, and the Internet as an investigative tool. The book presents an overview of criminal investigation, the investigative notebook and report, crime scene procedures and physical evidence, obtaining information through surveillance and informants, selected property offenses, violent crimes, drugs and gangs, and the investigator in court. The “Additional Reading” sections, at the end of each chapter and the glossary of useful criminal investigation terms have been updated. The presentation of material in this book is directed to the beginning student of investigation, but experienced investigators and supervisors will find this text an excellent resource.
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Police Vehicular Pursuits

Author : Wendy L. Hicks
ISBN : 9780398085278
Genre : Law
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The field of police vehicular pursuits is replete with complex, often conflicting, legal issues. The consequences of negligence can have far- reaching implications for law enforcement agencies as well as individuals. While this book is not an indepth legal analysis of pursuit ramifications, it provides discriminating readers with the most up-to-date guide to understanding the many legal intricacies involved with police pursuits. The text provides comprehensive examination of legal aspects underlying police department pursuits and policy considerations; exploration of liability and negligence.
Category: Law

Test Validity In Justice And Safety Training Contexts

Author : Kevin I. Minor
ISBN : 9780398075514
Genre : Law
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The intention of this book is to provide training officials - working in law enforcement, courts, adult corrections, juvenile justice, child and family welfare, fire safety, emergency medical care, and related agencies - with valid mechanisms for assessing the degree to which trainees actually acquire the knowledge and skills required to effectively perform duties that can be complex and challenging, in order to determine which trainees will and will not be formally credentialed to perform work. This book addresses the current void in the literature on the topic and to encourage increased attention to the question of whether tools being used to assess knowledge and skills acquired from training conform to scientifically established standards of validity. The meticulous efforts of the authors have produced a solid basis for application through comprehensible and concrete theoretical principles. The aim of the book is to show how to perform validation of training assessment instruments by actually doing so and by addressing the central issues that warrant consideration in the process. The book begins with background information that is important to the authors' research on the validity of tests used in policed training. After providing the background in the first three chapters, the following four chapters describe and present the findings of their validation study of police academy testing. The last chapter draws conclusions about the validity and reliability of the instruments that were studied and by examining the implications of their research for future efforts to validate tests in justice and safety training contexts. The book also contains appendices that present data to support the conclusions and also include methods and instruments developed during the authors' research.
Category: Law

Contemporary Issues In Family Law And Mental Health

Author : Michael G. Brock
ISBN : 9780398085735
Genre : Custody of children
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Contemporary Issues in Family Law and Mental Health is an original and practical discussion of cutting-edge issues in family relations and the law. Through the prism of family law, and custody disputes in particular, it discusses the basic principles that underlie the proper use of mental health evidence in court and it sets out the proper use of mental health evidence in litigation. The first and most important principal is that forensic mental health practice and procedures must track the legal process, not the other way around. The goal of mental health treatment is fundamentally different.
Category: Custody of children

Criminal Justice

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105063866524
Genre : Criminal justice, Administration of
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Category: Criminal justice, Administration of