Practical aspects of rape investigation: a multidisciplinary approach

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Robert R. Hazelwood, Ann Wolbert Burgess
Elsevier, 1987 - Law - 367 pages
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This multidisciplinary book brings into focus the five different groups involved in rape investigation: the police investigator, the examining nurse, the forensic scientist, the crisis counselor, and the prosecutor. It demonstrates how each must work together for more effective handling of all kinds of sexual assault crimes. Several chapters of this updated bestseller are rewritten by new contributors. New areas of interest include delayed reporting, false rape allegations, elder abuse, and mental retardation.

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J Public Beliefs and Attitudes Concerning Rape
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2 The Victims Perspective
19
Police Attitudes and Beliefs Concerning Rape
43
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