Rape Investigation Handbook

Other | January 1, 2005

bySavino, John O., John O. Savino

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This work addresses specific investigative and forensic processes related to sex crimes for those who work in law enforcement, the defense community, or in the private sector. It is an unprecedented collaborative work -- the first working manual for sex crime investigators, written by sex crime investigators and forensic scientists.

The key feature of this work is a thorough overview of the investigative and forensic processes related to sex crime investigation. It takes the reader through investigative and forensic processes in a logical sequence, showing how investigations of rape and sexual assault can and should be conducted from start to finish. It is intended to set the investigative and forensic standard for sex crimes investigation.

It is designed to be accessible, in terms of language, not only to a detective or investigator who does hands on casework, but to the student in the classroom learning about the subject for the first time.

This work is an excellent training manual for sex crime investigators around the world. It is also an excellent textbook for any hands on university course on the subject of sex crime investigation. This work is an excellent supplement for any investigative course involving violent crime or death investigation.

* The only comprehensive reference available on the investigation of sexual assault and rape, a crime 10 times more prevalent than murder

* Authored by qualified investigators and forensic professionals with more than twenty years of collective experience working cases, preparing them for court, and offering testimony

* Written in a clear, practical style, ideal for professionals in forensic nursing, law enforcement, the legal community, and the investigative community

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This work addresses specific investigative and forensic processes related to sex crimes for those who work in law enforcement, the defense community, or in the private sector. It is an unprecedented collaborative work -- the first working manual for sex crime investigators, written by sex crime investigators and forensic scientists.The...

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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Format:OtherDimensions:456 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:January 1, 2005Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Defining Rape & Sexual Assault; The First Investigative Response; Investigative Crime Scene Management; Processing the Rape Crime Scene; Interviewing Suspects & victims; Forensic Medical Evidence: The Contributions of the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE); Investigating Drug-Facilitated Sexual Assault; DNA for Detectives; DNA: Investigative Applications; Victims of Rape; False Reports; Rapist Modus Operandi and Motive; Serial Rape: Investigative Issues; Rape & Sexual Assault on Trial.
Appendices: Adult/Adolescent Sexual Assault Examination Form; Sexual Assault Suspect Examination Form; People v. Oliver Jovanovich: From Cybersex to Sexual Assault Allegations; Task Force Management