Staged crime scenes : literature and types

Ferguson, Claire (2014) Staged crime scenes : literature and types. In Petherick, Wayne (Ed.) Profiling and Serial Crime : Theoretical and Practical Issues [3rd ed.]. Academic Press (Elsevier), Oxford, UK, pp. 141-164.

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Abstract

Many things can hamper an investigation. For example, the crime may be a truly random occurrence without links between the victim and the offender, evidence may not be acknowledged or properly collected, and the crime type itself may influence solvability. In other cases still, offenders actively seek to hamper the police investigation in an effort to avoid being caught and going to prison. In fact, the literature on homicide notes that it is not uncommon in many cases of this type for the offender to engage in precautionary acts (Turvey, 2007)...

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ID Code: 82155
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 9781455731749
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY (160000) > CRIMINOLOGY (160200) > Criminology not elsewhere classified (160299)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Justice
Deposited On: 03 Mar 2015 23:46
Last Modified: 04 Mar 2016 15:14

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