Anabolic Steroid Abuse In Public Safety Personnel: A Forensic Manual by Brent E. Turvey

Anabolic Steroid Abuse In Public Safety Personnel: A Forensic Manual

byBrent E. Turvey, Stan CrowderEditorBrent E. Turvey

Paperback | January 20, 2015

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Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Public Safety Personnel: A Forensic Manualprovides readers with information on both the history and overwhelming evidence relating to steroid abuse in the law enforcement subculture.

The text raises awareness regarding the pervasiveness of the problem that has grown into a systemic and nationwide phenomenon, and then addresses the consequences of anabolic steroid abuse on individual health, agency liability, and public safety.

Particular attention is paid to forensic issues, including investigative, evidentiary, and legal concerns, facilitating just and lawful outcomes when these crimes are suspected or exposed.



  • Provides readers with information on both the history and overwhelming evidence relating to steroid abuse in the law enforcement subculture
  • An investigative and forensic desk reference manual for investigators and attorneys
  • Pays particular attention to forensic issues, including investigative, evidentiary, and legal concerns

About The Author

Brent E. Turvey spent his first years in college on a pre-med track only to change his course of study once his true interests took hold. He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Portland State University in Psychology, with an emphasis on Forensic Psychology, and an additional Bachelor of Science degree in History. He went on to ...

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Title:Anabolic Steroid Abuse In Public Safety Personnel: A Forensic ManualFormat:PaperbackDimensions:158 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:January 20, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128028254

ISBN - 13:9780128028254

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About the Authors Foreward by: Captain Jeff Pearce, Spotsvania County (Virginia) Sheriff's Office Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Terms and Definitions Chapter 3: The Problem: Anabolic Steroids and Law Enforcement Culture Chapter 4: Legal Use: Prescriptions for Anabolic Steroids Chapter 5: Profiles of Abuse and Addiction: Understanding the Adverse Side Effects of Anabolic Steroid Abuse Chapter 6: Motivations & Rationalizations: The Psychology of Anabolic Steroid Abuse Chapter 7: Scandals & Consequence: Exploring Anabolic Steroid Abuse in Public Safety Chapter 8: Policies and Reforms References