Description

An in-depth examination of all the facets of investigating police-related deaths, this book includes coverage of death scene investigation for reconstruction. It discusses collection of physical evidence, interviews, medical examination of the decedent, psychological factors involving both parties, and litigation of alleged police misconduct. The authors create composite scenarios from their collective case studies, providing precise examples that are factual and to the point. The scenarios covered include: suicide by cop shooting, restraint asphyxia in-custody death, fatal accident resulting from vehicular pursuit, police shootings, and preventing deaths of mentally ill and drug intoxicated individuals.

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General Information  
Author(s)Wecht
PublisherRoutledge Taylor and Francis group
ISBN9781420063745
Pages229
BindingHard Back
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearJanuary 2012