Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, Third Edition (Hardback)Rory J. McMahon (author)
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An increase in fraud cases has escalated government accountability and corporate oversight, and media attention on cases ranging from missing persons to white-collar crime has increased the visibility of professional investigators. This has resulted in a great source of increased work for the profession. The third edition of Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators continues to supply an up-to-date, nuts-and-bolts learning tool for students and an everyday reference for investigative professionals at all levels.
More relevant than ever, this edition adds two new chapters on death and terrorism investigations and several new sections, including:
Insurance fraud, fire and arson investigation, and liability claims investigation Indicators of online marital infidelityObtaining governmental records to locate people and sample reports for skip tracingPractical considerations for surveillance and procedures for interception of wire or oral communicationsService of subpoenas for witnesses in federal courtsTestifying in court-including witness and evidence preparation, trial tactics used by attorneys, and an investigator's rights as a witnessThe Rules of Professional ConductNiche markets in the investigative industryManaging and marketing an investigative practice, running a paperless office, and customer retention
An unparalleled guide to the ins and outs of private investigation, Practical Handbook for Professional Investigators, Third Edition belongs on the shelf of every professional and trainee.Rory McMahon appeared on Al Jazeera America to discuss his new investigation company, The Grafton Group.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 580
Weight: 946 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 30 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition
" ... a comprehensive and authoritative examination of all the components involved in becoming a law enforcement and counterterrorism investigator."
-Joshua Sinai, Perspectives on Terrorism
" ... effectively lays out the fundamentals and guides the reader through the many types, forms, and methods of professional investigations in the private sector. As a reference and text for the novice or student, it is an excellent resource."
-Eugene F. Ferraro, CPP, PCI, CFE, SPHR in Security Management
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