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The psychology of criminal investigation : from theory to practice

By: Griffiths, Andy (University of Portsmouth, UK)(Edited by) Milne, Rebecca (University of Portsmouth, UK)(Edited by)

0367482584 / 9780367482589
Paperback
614.15
18/12/2020
Published 18/12/2020
England
24 cm 296 pages : illustrations (black and white)
Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly  Learn More Undergraduate
Reprint. Originally published: 2018.

The contribution of psychological research to the prevention of miscarriages of justice and the development of effective investigative techniques is now established to a point where law enforcement agencies in numerous countries either employ psychologists as part of their staff, or work in cooperation with academic institutions.

The application of psychology to investigation is particularly effective when academics and practitioners work together.

This book brings together leading experts to discuss the application of psychology to criminal investigation. This book offers an overview of models of investigation from a psychological and practical view point, covering topics such as investigative decision making, the presentation of evidence, witness testimony, the detection of deception, interviewing suspects and evidence-based police training.

It is essential reading for students, researchers and practitioners engaged with police practice, investigation and forensic psychology.

BIC:

JMK Criminal or forensic psychology

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