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By D. Kim Rossmo

ISBN-10: 1420047515

ISBN-13: 9781420047516

Avoid significant Investigative Traps

What motives useful and committed investigators to make avoidable errors, jeopardizing the profitable solution in their circumstances? Authored by means of a 21-year police veteran and college examine professor, Criminal Investigative Failures comprehensively defines and discusses the explanations and difficulties most typical to failed investigations. extra importantly, it outlines reasonable suggestions for averting investigative pitfalls.

Illuminated with case reports, this useful source examines 3 major purposes for investigative failure:

  • Cognitive biases, akin to tunnel vision, that result in error in reasoning

  • Organizational traps, corresponding to groupthink, that investigators fall prey to inside of their agencies

  • Probability blunders, corresponding to the prosecutor’s fallacy, in forensic technology and legal profiling

The hazards of Assumptions and Organizational Ego

Authoritative participants from various disciplines tricky at the aforementioned center issues with statement and case reports of famous crimes. Written in a quick-to-grasp variety, this beneficial textual content presents sensible recommendation for warding off investigative disasters. it's a useful reference for investigators seeking to hinder destiny mess ups of justice and locate the truth.

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