Praise for Crime Classification Manual
“The first actual book by and for criminal justice professionals in the major case fields. . . . The skills, techniques, and proactive approaches offered are creatively concrete and worthy of replication across the country. . . . Heartily really helpful for those working in the ‘front line’ of major case investigation.”
—John B. Rabun Jr., ACSW, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children
“[CCM] is an exceptional resource for students pursuing forensic science degrees. It provides critical information on major crimes, which reinforce the user’s ability to assess and evaluate.”
—Paul Thomas Clements, PhD, APRN-BC, CGS, DF-IAFN Drexel University Forensic Healthcare Program
The landmark book standardizing the language, terminology, and classifications used right through the criminal justice system
Arranged in line with the primary intent of the criminal, the Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition features the language, terms, and classifications the criminal justice system and allied fields use as they work to give protection to society from criminal behavior.
Coauthored by a pioneer of modern profiling and featuring new coverage of wrongful convictions and false confessions, the Third Edition:
- Tackles new areas affected by globalization and new technologies, including human trafficking and the world over coordinated cybercrimes
- Expands discussion of border keep an eye on, The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), and Homeland Security
- Addresses the effects of ever-evolving technology on the commission and detection of crime
The definitive text in this field, Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition is written for law enforcement team of workers, mental health professionals, forensic scientists, and those professionals whose work requires an understanding of criminal behavior and detection.