Drug-facilitated Sexual Assault: A Forensic Handbook

Other | August 1, 2001

byLeBeau, Marc A., Marc A. Lebeau

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This unique handbook educates readers in how drugs are used as weapons in committing sexual assaults. It is designed for everyone involved in the investigation of these crimes including forensic scientists, law enforcement officers, lawyers, toxicologists, and medical professionals.

Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaultlooks at the history of these crimes over the years and includes an in-depth discussion of the drugs and drug classes in use today. It describes the effects of these drugs on the victims, the type of person who uses drugs to sexually assault an individual, and obstacles to investigating the suspect. The authors show how to properly collect and analyze evidence, overcome some of the unique difficulties encountered in these types of investigations, and work with other professionals to prosecute these cases successfully.

* Ideal for everyone involved in the investigation of these crimes, including forensic scientists, police officers, lawyers, toxicologists and medical professionals

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This unique handbook educates readers in how drugs are used as weapons in committing sexual assaults. It is designed for everyone involved in the investigation of these crimes including forensic scientists, law enforcement officers, lawyers, toxicologists, and medical professionals.Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assaultlooks at the history of...

Format:OtherDimensions:326 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:August 1, 2001Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0080504760

ISBN - 13:9780080504766

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Table of Contents

1. The Victim
Gail Abarbanel
2. The Perpetrators and TheirModus Operandi
Michael Welner
3. Ethanol
James C. Garriott and Ashraf Mozayani
4. Rohypnol and Other Benzodiazepines
Michael Robertson and Lionel Raymon
5. Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate (GHB) and Related Products
Santa Davide Ferrara, Giampietro Frison, Luciano Tedeschi and Marc LeBeau
6. Hallucinogens
Lionel Raymon and Michael Robertson
7. Opioids
Rebecca A. Jufer and Amanda J. Jenkins
8. Miscellaneous Prescription and Over-the-Counter Medications
Graham Jones and Peter Singer
9. Collection of Evidence from DFSA
Marc LeBeau and Ashraf Mozayani
10. Analysis of Biological Evidence from DFSA Cases
Marc LeBeau and Carla M. Noziglia
11. Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners
Linda Ledray
12. Investigating DFSA Cases
Joanne Archambault, Trinka Porrata and Peter Sturman
13. Prosecution of DFSA
Karla Kerlin, Diana M., and Stephen J. Paterson
Appendix A: Sample Questionnaire for DFSA Investigators
Appendix B: Sample Toxicological Request Form for DFSA Cases
Appendix C: Sample Search Warrant for DFSA Cases