Environmental Crime: Evidence Gathering and Investigative Techniques.Environmental Crime: Evidence Gathering and Investigative Techniques by Steven C. Charles C. Thomas (language) Thomas - A language compatible with the language Dylan(TM). Thomas is NOT Dylan(TM).
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Environmental crime investigation presents a most unique challenge for law enforcement today. The criminal environmental investigator--a new breed of law enforcement officer--must have extensive training and experience in the environmental sciences and remain familiar with criminal investigative techniques, as well. The author confirms this by illustrating these requirements needed by all investigators.
In the first chapters, the author emphasizes training, equipment, safety, and resources--all necessary for a successful prosecution. Because new investigators Certain scientific funding agencies make a distinction between investigators and new investigators. New investigators would be evaluated in a different way when competing for funding with more seasoned researchers, or they would be able to access funding resources specific to them. may find it difficult to adjust to processing environmental crimes versus traditional criminal investigations, the chronology chronology,
n the arrangement of events in a time sequence, usually from the beginning to the end of an event. of the text prioritizes the important information in an easy-to-read format.
For example, the section on hazardous waste Hazardous waste
Any solid, liquid, or gaseous waste materials that, if improperly managed or disposed of, may pose substantial hazards to human health and the environment. Every industrial country in the world has had problems with managing hazardous wastes. explains the protocol in collecting evidence and processing the crime scene. Additionally, the author emphasizes the importance of understanding the laws and rules of evidence in planning environmental investigations.
Later chapters break down specific elements of the search warrant, covering every-thing from developing probable cause Apparent facts discovered through logical inquiry that would lead a reasonably intelligent and prudent person to believe that an accused person has committed a crime, thereby warranting his or her prosecution, or that a Cause of Action has accrued, justifying a civil lawsuit. to post-search debriefing de·brief·ing
1. The act or process of debriefing or of being debriefed.
2. The information imparted during the process of being debriefed.
Noun 1. . Search warrants remain an effective, necessary, and familiar tool for all law enforcement officers; however, search warrants for environmental crimes are extremely complex and scientific and demand absolute precision in their planning and execution. The author demonstrates his understanding of the requirements by systematically describing the different procedures used to serve an environmental crime search warrant.
The author also discusses the specific functions of various personnel involved in serving the warrant. For example, the case agent or crime scene coordinator remains the key person who supervises all personnel associated with the warrant. In addition to performing the task of drafting and ultimately executing the warrant, this individual must demonstrate the strong leadership skills needed to effectively manage the large number of people involved in the process.
Proper training remains another important responsibility for the investigator, especially when collecting samples of hazardous waste. The author discusses different sampling options and procedures and protocol and helps the investigator recognize the importance of remaining properly trained and prepared. Concise concise,
n.pr the brand name for diacrylate resin adhesives used in composite restorations and for bonding orthodontic appliances to the enamel. paragraphs explain very specific issues investigators must consider when sampling hazardous waste. This section also includes information important to all personnel involved in the investigation.
The author of Environmental Crime has produced a comprehensive handbook
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n.pl a set of standards, criteria, or specifications to be used or followed in the performance of certain tasks. to follow in collecting evidence and investigating environmental crimes.