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Crime Classification Manual


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Preface vii PART I CRIME ANALYSIS AND INVESTIGATION 1 Crime Classification: Past and Present 3 2 Criminal Investigative Concepts in Crime Scene Analysis 21 John E. Douglas and Lauren K. Douglas 3 The Impact of the Internet, Technology, and Forensics on Crime Investigation 39 John E. Douglas, Lauren K. Douglas, and Stefan R. Treffers 4 Local, Federal, and International Agencies 59 5 Classifying Crimes by Severity From Aggravators to Depravity 91 Michael Welner PART II THE CLASSIFICATIONS 6 Criminal Enterprise Homicide 111 7 Personal Cause Homicide 165 8 Sexual Homicide 205 9 Extremist and Medical Homicide 237 10 Group Cause Homicide 263 11 Arson/Bombing 277 12 Rape and Sexual Assault 307 13 Nonlethal Crimes 367 14 Computer Crimes 399 Allen G. Burgess 15 Increased Globalization of Crime 431 Stefan R. Treffers 16 Mass and Serial Homicide 471 17 Poison and Biological Agents as Weapons 491 Arthur E. Westveer, John P. Jarvis, Carl J. Jensen, III, and Anne M. Berger PART III LEGAL ISSUES 18 Interviewing, Interrogation, and Criminal Confessions 507 Gregory M. Cooper, Michael P. Napier, and Susan H. Adams 19 Wrongful Convictions: Causes, Solutions, and Case Studies 527 Peter Shellem About the Editors 545 About the Contributors 549 Citation Index 551 Name Index 555 Subject Index 557 We dedicate this edition to chapter contributors Peter Shellem, B. S. (1960-2009) award-wining crime investigative reporter in Pittsburgh, PA and Arthur E. Westveer, M.L.A. (1936-2010) retired FBI supervisory special agent

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JOHN E. DOUGLAS has been an FBI agent for over thirtyyears. One of the most successful and best-known true crime authorsin the country, his many books include the New York Timesbestseller Mind Hunter, which first introduced the public tothe idea of psychological profiles as a tool in hunting downkillers. ANN W. BURGESS, RN, DNSc, is the author of nine textbookson psychiatric nursing and crisis intervention and ten books onassessment and treatment of child, adolescent, and adult sexualassault victims and serial offenders. ALLEN G. BURGESS is a former associate professor in theCollege of Business Administration at Northeastern University inBoston. ROBERT K. RESSLER, MS, is a twenty-year veteran of theFBI. He developed many of the programs that led to the formulationof the FBI's National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime.

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