Practical Homicide Investigation

Practical Homicide Investigation
Vernon Geberth
Vernon Geberth

5ème Edition


Editeur : CRC Press

Nombre de Pages : 1296

Parution : 12 Mai 2015

Langue : anglais

Prix indicatif : 122.00€


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La Bible dans le domaine de l'enquête sur homicide ! A posséder absolument !
Vernon Geberth a une maxime pour tous les jeunes enquêteurs : "Faites le bien  la première fois. Vous n'aurez pas de seconde chance". Fort de ses 46 années d'expérience  au sein de la police de New-York, à la brigade des homicides, Vernon Geberth réunit dans cet ouvrage  tout ce qu'il faut savoir sur les homicides. Il s'agit d'un manuel complet. La première édition date de 1982. Cette cinquième édition est fortement enrichie et complète, comme en témoigne la table des matière :    
The Homicide Crime Scene The Five Components of Practical Homicide Investigation The Crime Scene The Preliminary Investigation at the Primary Crime Scene Victimology Equivocal Death Investigations Most Common Errors or Missteps in Death Investigations Conclusion References Selected Reading First Officer's Duties: General Notification of a Possible Homicide: The Official Notification to the Police First Notification of Homicide Received in Person by Patrol Officer First Officer's Duties on Arrival at the Scene The First Officer Initiates the Homicide Investigation Dealing with Emergencies at the Scene Conclusion Reference Selected Reading First Officer's Duties: Specific The Suspect in Custody Transporting the Suspect Examination of the Suspect for Evidence The Dying Declaration The Victim Removed to the Hospital The Victim Pronounced DOA at the Hospital The Officer's Duties at the Hospital The Victim Confirmed DOA at the Scene Handling Witnesses at the Scene Additional Officers at the Scene Handling News Media Personnel at the Scene The Documentation of Events by the First Officer The Changing Sequence of Command Patrol Officer's Checklist The Preliminary Investigation at the Scene: The Detectives Initial Receipt of Information Arrival at the Scene Preliminary Steps to Be Taken by Detectives upon Arrival—Checklist Describing the Scene Implementing Crime Scene Procedures Direction of Uniformed Personnel at the Scene The Teamwork Approach Directing the Investigation at the Scene Duties of the Detective Supervisor on Arrival at the Scene Preliminary Interview of the First Officer Interview of Ambulance Personnel Handling Curious Onlookers Handling Witnesses at the Scene The Canvass The Preliminary Medical Examination at the Scene Special Procedure to Follow in Specific Cases Conclusion Selected Reading Specific Investigative Duties at the Scene The Suspect in Custody Interview and Interrogation of the Suspect in Custody Examination of a Suspect for Evidence Evaluation of the Suspect’s Demeanor and Mental Capacity Homicide Calls and Statement Analysis Obtaining a Dying Declaration Handling Buried-Body Cases The Investigative Checklist References Selected Readings The Crime Scene Photographs The Value of Crime Scene Photographs Crime Scene Photography and the Investigator Admissibility of Photographic Evidence Photographing the Homicide Crime Scene Type of Film Recommended Crime Scene Photographs Practical Application of Crime Scene Photography Digital Video Recording Conclusion References Selected Reading The Crime Scene Sketch The Sketch Preparing the Crime Scene Sketch Utilizing Aerial Photographs for Mapping Outdoor Crime Scenes The Total Station Crime Scene Reconstruction Program The Homicide Crime Scene Search Legal Considerations Physical Evidence The Concept of Linkage Methods of Crime Scene Search Formulating the Search The Homicide Kit The Search Examination of the Body at the Scene Bloodstain Pattern Analysis Documenting Bloodstain Patterns Release of the Body The Scene Physical Examination of a Suspect in Custody Release of the Scene Crime Scene Process Protective Equipment and Clothing Crime Scene Protocol for Protection from Airborne Pathogens and Other Biohazards Exposure of First Responders Exposure to Blood-Borne Diseases Infection Control Techniques Conclusion References Selected Readings Estimating Time of Death The Process of Dying Body Changes after Death External Agents of Change Information Derived from the Scene Conclusion References Selected Reading The Identity of the Deceased; Resources for Missing and Unidentified Persons Cases The Identification Mass Fatality Events The Iceman Case The Teeth The Bones Forensic Art Resources for Missing and Unidentified Persons Cases Conclusion References Selected Readings Death Notifications: The Surviving Family as Secondary Victims Psychological Reactions to Death The Normal Grieving Process The Stages of Grief Psychological Reactions to Murder Psychological Reactions to Murdered Children Psychological Reactions to the Murder of Police Officers Notifications of Death by the Homicide Detective Recommendations and Guidelines for Proper Death Notifications to Surviving Family Members Providing Information to the Surviving Family Guiding the Surviving Family through the Criminal Justice System Conclusion References Selected Reading Modes of Death Gunshot Wounds Cutting Wounds Stabbing Wounds Blunt Force Injuries Deaths by Asphyxia Deaths by Fire Arson Poisons Deaths Caused by Injection Sexual Asphyxia: The Phenomenon of Autoerotic Fatalities References Selected Reading Suicide Investigation Suicide Risk Factors Depression: A Clinical Perspective Other Motives for Suicide The Investigation Staging a Scene Investigative Considerations Chemical Suicides in Automobiles Bizarre Suicides Equivocal Death Investigations Motives and Intent Suicide Notes Background Information Psychological Autopsy Final Exit Suicide Investigations Suicide-by-Cop Seven Major Mistakes in the Investigation of Suicide Suicide Investigation Checklist Protocol References Selected Reading The Investigation of Sex-Related Homicides Introduction The Crime Scene Investigation Human Sexuality and Sexual Deviance Paraphilic Disorders Determining Motivation Significance of Fantasy in Sex-Related Incidents Technology and the Sex Offender The Identification of the Victim Modus Operandi and Signature Organized and Disorganized Offenders Four Classifications of Sex-Related Homicides Interpersonal Violence-Oriented Disputes and Assaults Rape- and/or Sodomy-Oriented Assault Deviant-Oriented Assault—”The Lust Murder The Serial Murder Conclusion References Selected Readings Homosexual Homicides Introduction Homosexual Relationships Homosexual Lifestyles: Investigative Considerations Interpersonal Violence-Oriented Disputes and Assaults Murders Involving Forced Anal Rape and/or Sodomy Lust Murders and Other Acts of Sexual Perversion Homosexual Serial Murders Investigative Assessment and Analysis of Case History Investigative Significance Psychological Considerations Robbery-Homicide of Homosexuals Homophobic Assault and "Gay-Bashing" Incidents Conclusion References Selected Readings Forensic Application of DNA Analysis: Introduction An Introduction to Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA) Cells: Structure and Molecular Biology Structure and Function of DNA Techniques and Procedures in Forensic DNA Analysis Techniques and Procedures in Forensic DNA Analysis Admissibility of DNA Evidence Laboratory Accreditation Relatedness Testing Familial DNA Analysis Touch DNA Ancestry Determination Forensic DNA Case Studies Conclusion References Collection of Evidence Procedures for Collection of Evidence General Types of Evidence Classifications of Physical Evidence Collection of Specific Types of Evidence References Selected Readings The Autopsy The Medical Examiner/Coroner Investigation of Death Purpose of the Autopsy The Medicolegal Autopsy Human Anatomy References Selected Reading The News Media in Homicide Investigations The Changing Media Dynamic in the New Millennium Establishing a News Media Policy Homicide News Release Policy Offering Rewards Handling the News Media at the Scene Preparing the News Release Conclusion Selected Reading Identification of Suspects Bite-Mark Identification Hypnosis Latent Prints on Human Skin Polygraph Examinations Psycholinguistics Psychics Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy Homicides Involving Theft of a Fetus Stalkers ViCAP, and Statewide and Regional Information Systems Acknowledgments References Selected Reading Investigative Assessment: Criminal Personality Profiling Introduction Early History of Profiling Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) The Application of Abnormal Psychology Criminal Personality Profile The Investigative Approach to Profiling Investigative Assessment: The Profiling Process Clinical Considerations and Descriptions of Behavior Crime Scene and Profile: Characteristics of Organized and Disorganized Murderers The Organized Offender The Disorganized Offender Criminal Personality Profiling: The Signature Aspect in Criminal Investigation Geographic Profiling A Psychology of Evil Interview Strategies and Techniques for Dealing with a Serial Killer Conclusion References Selected Reading Equivocal Death Investigation Initiating the Investigation Case 1: An Equivocal Death and Staged Crime Scene—Making a Homicide Appear to Be a Suicide Case 2: An Equivocal Death Investigation with Staged Crime Scene Death Classified as Undetermined Manner Case 3: An Equivocal Death Analysis—Homicide or Suicide? Case 4: A Staged Crime Scene—Homicide or Suicide? References Selected Reading Narcotics-Related Homicides Introduction The Drug-Related Murder: The Investigative Dilemma The Drug-Related Murder and the Investigative Reality The Three-Phase Strategy Conclusion Selected Reading Practical Homicide Investigation: Supervision and Management of the Homicide Investigation Management Policy Police Department Policy Criminal Investigation Management Supervisor's Homicide Checklist Providing for the Effective Documentation of Events Conducting the Investigative Conference Investigation of Police-Related Shootings (Officer Involved Shooting/Use of Deadly Force Incidents) Apprehension of Homicide Fugitives Planning the Apprehension Cold Case Investigations Conclusion Epilogue References Appendix—Supervision and Management: How to Be an Effective Homicide Commander Glossary

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