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Police: Criminal Investigations

Criminal Investigation Defined, The Structure Of Criminal Investigations, Sources Of Information And Evidence In Criminal InvestigationsConclusion

This entry provides an overview of the criminal investigation process and investigative methods. The focus of the discussion is on definitional issues along with the identification and evaluation of the types and sources of information often used in criminal investigations.

This discussion has provided an overview of the criminal investigation process and the role, function, and utility of various types and sources of evidence within the process. With these understandings, one may be able to better appreciate the complexities of criminal evidence and the criminal investigation process.

STEVEN G. BRANDL

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Law Library - American Law and Legal InformationCrime and Criminal Law