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Howdunit: How Crimes Are Committed and Solvedby John Boertlein
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With lots of first-hand examples, and written in a clear, readable style reminiscent of hard-boiled detective novels, this is a comprehensive crime guide for fiction writers looking to get the facts straight. Crime tools, the criminal justice system, street gangs, vice enforcement, and more are explained by specialists, including police officers, detectives, private detectives, a physician, philosopher, and writer. Boertlein is in law enforcement.
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Includes the best of the Howdunit crime series as well as 13 new chapters on key topics such as street gangs, the drug trade, terrorism, and forensics.
This is the ultimate reference on the dark worlds of criminals and those who oppose them. Readers will learn how crimes are plotted, committed, investigated and solved.
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