Practical cold case homicide investigations procedural manual / Richard H. Walton.

  • [Place of publication not identified] CRC Press, 2017.
  • Boca Raton : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2014]
  • �2014
1 online resource (xxvi, 315 pages) : illustrations (some color).


  • CRC series in practical aspects of criminal and forensic investigations. [More in this series]
  • Practical aspects of criminal and forensic investigations
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Designed for use by investigators in any agency, large or small, Practical Cold Case Homicide Investigations Procedural Manual provides an overview of the means and methods by which previously reported and investigated-yet unresolved-homicides might be solved. Written by an experienced cold case investigator and consultant, this convenient handbook is drawn from the author's previous work, Cold Case Homicides: Practical Investigative Techniques and follows the successful format of Vernon Geberth's Practical Homicide Investigation: Checklist and Field Guide
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  • Front Cover; Contents; Series Note; Preface; About the Author; Contributing Authors; Chapter 1: The Cold Case Concept; Chapter 2: Case Reactivation and Review; Chapter 3: Reading the File; Chapter 4: Legal Issues and Prosecution; Chapter 5: Investigation; Chapter 6: Investigative Resources; Chapter 7: ViCAP and Databases; Chapter 8: FBI; Chapter 9: Death Certificate and Obituary; Chapter 10: Coroners and Medical Examiners; Chapter 11: Interviewing Senior Citizens; Chapter 12: The Media in Cold Case Investigation; Chapter 13: Cold Case Investigation Units
  • Chapter 14: Friction-Ridge Impressions (Fingerprints)Chapter 15: Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems; Chapter 16: Serology and DNA; Chapter 17: Combined DNA Index System (CODIS); Chapter 18: Mitochondrial DNA Examination of Cold Case Crime-Scene Hairs; Chapter 19: National Integrated Ballistic Information Network (NIBIN); Chapter 20: Forensic Anthropology; Chapter 21: Forensic Odontology (Dentistry); Chapter 22: Forensic Exhumation; Chapter 23: Criminal Investigative Analysis; Chapter 24: Electronic Intercepts (Wiretaps); Chapter 25: Bloodstain Pattern Analysis; Chapter 26: Luminol
  • Chapter 27: Questioned DocumentsChapter 28: Cold Case Polygraph; Chapter 29: Geographic Profiling in Cold Case Investigations; Chapter 30: Forensic Art; Back Cover
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