Find Open Textbooks
Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking
Description: Introduction to Criminal Investigation, Processes, Practices, and Thinking, as the title suggests, is a teaching text describing and segmenting criminal investigations into its component parts to illustrate the craft of criminal investigation. Delineating criminal investigation within the components of task-skills and thinking-skills, this book describes task-skills such incident response, crime scene management, evidence management, witness management, and forensic analysis, as essential foundations supporting the critical thinking-skills of offence validation and theory development for the creation of effective investigative plans aimed at forming reasonable grounds for belief. The goal of the text is to assist the reader in forming their own structured mental map of investigative thinking practices.
Author: Rod Gehl, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Darryl Plecas, University of the Fraser Valley
Original source: pressbooks.bccampus.ca
Adoption (faculty): Contact us if you are using this textbook in your course
Adaptations: Support for adapting an open textbook
Need help? Visit our Help page for FAQ and helpdesk assistance.
Accessibility: Textbooks flagged as accessible meet the criteria noted on the Accessibility Checklist.
- WEBSITE Read this book online
- DOWNLOAD Digital PDF (.pdf) (4 MB)
- DOWNLOAD Print PDF (.pdf) (5 MB)
- DOWNLOAD eReader (.epub) (7 MB)
- DOWNLOAD Kindle (.mobi) (15 MB)
- PRINT Buy a print copy
- DOWNLOAD EDITABLE: Pressbooks file (.xml) (0.69 MB)
- DOWNLOAD EDITABLE: WordPress file (.xml) (0.66 MB)
- DOWNLOAD EDITABLE: .html file (0.56 MB)
- DOWNLOAD EDITABLE: Open Document Text file (.odt) (7 MB)
Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking by Rod Gehl, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Darryl Plecas, University of the Fraser Valley is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.
There are currently no reviews for this book.
Be the first to Review this book