Atkin, Howard and Roach, Jason (2015) Spot the difference: Comparing current and historic homicide investigations in the UK. Journal of Cold Case Review, 1 (1). pp. 5-21.
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Homicide investigations attract the highest levels of expectation as investigative failure has a significant and lasting impact upon victim families, investigators and wider society. By focusing upon ‘current’ homicides, present UK investigative and
forensic resourcing and methodology is arguably in danger of failing to recognize both the risks and potential presented by unresolved (cold case) ‘historic’ homicides. This paper argues that significant differences exist between these two types of homicide investigation, and that the embracing of these differences, promises much to the improvement for both types of homicide investigation.
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)|
|Schools:||School of Human and Health Sciences|
|Depositing User:||Elizabeth Boulton|
|Date Deposited:||27 Jul 2015 15:13|
|Last Modified:||04 Nov 2015 17:09|
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