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Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism

Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism

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Every new print copy is packaged with a single access code to unlock the interactive and complete eBook and Lab Manual eBook. The Standard in Forensic Science Fundamentals Criminalistics continues to set the standard for modern forensic methods and investigative techniques in a new, updated fifth edition. Beginning at the crime scene and proceeding to the forensic laboratory, the text walks the reader through the entire forensic investigation. Students learn how to accurately identify, gather, and analyze multiple types of evidence by examining actual crimes that were solved using the techniques presented. The Fifth Edition features new contemporary case studies and updated statistics. Also, the section about terrorism has been updated and expanded to include important terrorism-related topics: agroterrorism, the forensic analysis of internet data, cyberterrorism, explosives, weapons of mass destruction, and the techniques used to identify them. The most comprehensive and accessible text of its kind, Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, Fifth Edition is a practical, student-friendly introduction to this exciting science.

Author: James E. Girard
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
Published: 10/29/2021
Pages: 550
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 2.25lbs
Size: 10.71h x 8.43w x 0.79d
ISBN: 9781284211450

About the Author
Girard, James E.: - Dr. James Girard is Professor and Chairman of the Chemistry Department at American University. He teaches analytical, environmental and forensic chemistry, as well as chemistry for non-science majors. Since he has been at the American University, he has received more than 25 grants totaling more than 3 million dollars and has published over 60 research articles. Professor Girard is a specialist in analytical chemistry. His research focuses on the methods and techniques used to separate and identify complex mixtures. He has also developed methods for the analysis of environmental pollutants in soil and water, the amount of neurotransmitter present in human serum, the concentration of disinfectants in hospital disinfectants, the composition of polymers and the separation and identification of genetic material from DNA. At American University he has supervised over 25 Masters Theses and 30 PhD dissertations. Professor Girard is the recipient of awards for excellence in teaching and scholarship. He was the 1995 recipient of the Leo Schubert Award for Outstanding Teaching of Science at the College Level from the Washington Academy of Sciences. In addition, Professor Girard has served as an expert witness in court cases involving environmental, patent infringement and personal injury.

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