Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook by Tony CookBlackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook by Tony Cook

Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook

byTony Cook

Paperback | April 23, 2016

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Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' Handbook is designed specifically to meet the quick-reference needs of any officer conducting a serious investigation. The only portable step-by-step guide to the processes and actions involved in the role of a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO), itexplains all the relevant procedures and instructions integral to the position in a clear and accessible style. Now in its fourth edition, this Handbook takes you through all the stages inherent to an SIO's role: from management and leadership, decision making, writing policy books to the initial response and crime scene management, conducting searches, applying investigative strategies, managing victims,suspects and witnesses, family liaison and conducting death investigations and sudden infant deaths.Whether you conduct, review or take a professional interest in major and serious crime investigations, this title will be an invaluable resource. Commonly referred to as the 'must have' reference book, it is a highly practical tool for any SIO or prospective SIO.
Tony Cook is Regional SIO advisor with the National Crime Agency.
Title:Blackstone's Senior Investigating Officers' HandbookFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pagesPublished:April 23, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198747470

ISBN - 13:9780198747475

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Table of Contents

1. Role of the SIO2. Leadership and management3. Decision making and management4. Policy files and decision logs5. Initial response6. Management of crime scenes and searches7. Investigation management8. TIE management9. Communications management10. Core investigative strategies11. Victims, family and community management12. Witness management13. Suspect management14. Managing death investigations15. Investigating sudden and unexplained child deaths16. Child Sexual ExploitationSIO Aide-Memoire Quick ChecklistAction Management SystemMissing Person SearchesCommunications Data Matrix5x5x5 Intelligence MatrixAll Body DiagramsThoracic and Abdominal OrgansSkeleton Diagram

Editorial Reviews

"A Handbook of the highest quality those involved in the investigation of serious crime could read from cover to cover and learn something new, which could not only detect offences but help prevent future victims." --Brian Roberts, Detective Chief Inspector, Cheshire Constabulary 24/03/2015