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Criminal Investigations Today - Vantage Digital Option
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Criminal Investigations Today - Vantage Digital Option
The Essentials



January 2022 | SAGE Publications, Inc

ISBN: 978-1-0718-7153-9

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Criminal Investigations Today: The Essentials examines the processes, practices, and people involved in the investigation of crime in a brief and accessible format that hones in on the key topics students actually need to know. Criminal Investigations Today--Vantage Digital Option delivers the trusted content from Hough's text on SAGE Vantage, an intuitive digital platform that features auto-graded assignments and interactive multimedia tools—including assignable video—all carefully designed to ignite student engagement and drive critical thinking. It offers easy course setup and enables students to better prepare for class. For a personalized demo, please contact your SAGE representative.

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About Criminal Investigations Today: The Essentials:

Criminal Investigations Today: The Essentials
 examines the processes, practices, and people involved in the investigation of crime in a brief and accessible format that hones in on the key topics students actually need to know. Drawing from his vast experience in the field, author Richard M. Hough distills the essentials of criminal investigations and takes students through the in-depth processes of criminal investigations while maintaining a streamlined approach that allows for optimal student learning. The text’s focus on people within the investigative system is reinforced with running case studies and hands-on application.


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The open-access Student Study Site makes it easy for students to maximize their study time, anywhere, anytime. It offers flashcards that strengthen understanding of key terms and concepts, as well as learning objectives that reinforce the most important material.

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KEY FEATURES OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS TODAY: THE ESSENTIALS

  • Running cases that progress through different stages in select chapters give students a sense of “solving a case” as it makes its way through the system.
  • How It’s Done boxes that list key steps in specific types of investigations provide insight into the process of how criminal investigations move in a linear fashion. 
  • Explore This boxes examine relevant research on chapter topics to enhance students’ critical thinking skills.
  • Learning objectives serve as defining frameworks for forthcoming material and identify what students should learn and accomplish at the conclusion of chapters.
  • Chapter summaries that include policy implications of topics covered help demonstrate how learning objectives were met. 
  • Chapter-ending critical thinking questions encourage thought and debate about chapter topics to stimulate learning.

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