Crime Classification Manual: A Standard System for Investigating and Classifying Violent Crimes
Wiley, Aug 8, 1997 - Psychology - 400 pages
Leads to an increased understanding of the nature of crimes and the individuals who commit them/This landmark book standardizes for the first time the language and terminology used throughout the criminal justice system. It classifies the critical characteristics of the perpetrators and victims of the three major violent crimes--murder, arson, and sexual assault--based upon the motivation of the offAnder.PBased on the primary intent of the criminal, the ICrime Classification ManualThe Crime Classification Manual:
A decade in development, this work forms the basis of contemporary investigative profiling, the highly acclaimed strategy in which crimes are solved by generating a profile of the suspect. This best-selling manual provides law enforcement and mental health professionals access to the same information used by the FBI to coordinate their investigations.
Also available is the Pocket Guide to the Crime Classification Manual, which presents in handy outline form the data in the main volume and serves as a quick in-the-field reference tool.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Morgae - LibraryThing
I was very surprised by the poor quality of this book. The writing is extremely bad - so bad that it becomes difficult to read in places. Some of the classifications are internally inconsistent, and ... Read full review