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Major Criminal Investigations


Book cover for Criminal InvestigationsCriminal investigation: a method for reconstructing the past / Osterburg, James W.; Ward, Richard H. New Providence, N.J. US: Anderson Publishing, 2010.  HV 8073 Os7 2010.
“This text presents the fundamentals of criminal investigation and provides a sound method for reconstructing a past event (i.e., a crime) based on three major sources of information - people, physical evidence and records. More than a simplistic introductory text, yet written in an easy-to-read, user-friendly format, it offers a broad approach to criminal investigation.”

Managing and coordinating major criminal investigations / Kilfeather, Robert F. Boca Raton, Fla. USA: CRC Press, 2010. HV 8073 K55 2010. 

(Available online to RCMP personnel)
“Filled with concrete, specific guidelines and time-tested wisdom from a law enforcement veteran, this book provides police supervisors with the essential tools needed to improve or develop a systemic approach to the control of major investigations. More importantly, it helps to create the necessary mindsets required in supervisors to manage any major crime effectively.”

Le manuel juridique de l'enquêteur / Campbell, Gordon Scott. Cowansville, Québec Cdn : Éditions Yvon Blais, 2010.  KE 9265 C36 2010.
« Le manuel juridique de l'enquêteur est un guide complet et accessible qui fournit des réponses pratiques aux questions juridiques auxquelles les enquêteurs sont souvent confrontés. Il met l'accent sur les principes de droit sur lesquels reposent les bonnes pratiques d'enquête. Des principes simples qui résisteront à l'épreuve du temps et favoriseront l'obtention de résultats positifs à toutes les étapes de vos dossiers. »




Deconstructing Major Crime. Gazette : a Royal Canadian Mounted Police publication, V. 72, N. 2, 2010.

Courses at the Canadian Police College

Major Case Management: Team Commander
Major Crime Investigative Techniques

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