Key challenges in criminal investigation (Key themes in policing)

Key challenges in criminal investigation (Key themes in policing)

By: Martin O'Neill (author)Paperback

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Written by an author with extensive practical and training experience, this book provides a comprehensive overview and critical analysis of the development and practice of criminal investigation. It examines decision-making within criminal investigations, from volume crime through to major and serious crime investigations and links investigative influences on policing with the evidence-based agenda. Part of Key themes in policing, a textbook series of evidence-based policing books for use within Higher Education curriculums and in practice, this book is suitable for policing and criminal justice programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

About Author

Martin O'Neill is a senior lecturer at Canterbury Christ Church University and served with Kent Police for thirty years.


Introduction: Defining criminal investigation Art, craft, science and austerity Training investigators Decision-making The centrality of law The problem of success IPCC reports on investigations Concluding remarks

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781447325772
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 204
  • ID: 9781447325772
  • ISBN10: 144732577X

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