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In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. A disproportionate amount of popular crime shows and books are set in the United States – and for all those reasons, it’s a natural starting point and comparison for many readers. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Refresh and try again.

Nov 04, Georgina Cross rated it it was amazing.

Handy primer for understanding cops’ duties, protocols, and lives. Lee Lofland does a review of all Castle episodes following their og air date. It includes good provedure from a former cop and good warnings about common misconceptions inspired by movies and TV shows.

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Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? If it had been a bit more open about that, I probably wouldn’t have spent the money.

There was an error posting your review. I had to read more.

Howdunot they don’t investigate a crime on Can’t recommend this book highly enough. Aug 28, Rebecca McNutt rated it it was amazing Shelves: These questions don’t even scratch the surface of what’s inside this treasure trove of information.

Engaging, page-turning, accurate, and fascinating, this book has everything you need to know about police work. A Guide for Writers, is my one and only guide to getting it right. The book is great for reference because An excellent introduction to police procedure for crime writers.

Open Preview See a Problem? The only issue with this book is that, since technology has changed police procedures dramatically in the past few years, the techniques may be somewhat dated.

Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation

Or do you just have an avid curiosity to learn the sequences of events when they eventually find you and your arrested? In this book he explains the differences between common phrases, such as “crime scene” and “scene of procedjre crime”, “homicide”, “murder”, and “manslaughter”. Grim but very accurate details.


Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Then there’s this book, which is extraordinary non-fiction. The book would have been a lot more helpful if some procedjre that abstract information were more effectively paired with personal stories or hypothetical situations.

Hell, anyone writing about police officers in any capacity must read it. Good non-fiction is hard to find. I highlighted proceeure sections!

More personal anecdotes and stories from real policemen and women would have been much more helpful.

Police Procedure & Investigation: A Guide for Writers by Lee Lofland

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. There was howdunot problem filtering reviews right now. Books by Lee Lofland. Lee gives you an insider’s view on the various police departments and training procedures. I have to think it would be better written than a lot of dry as sawdust textbooks on the subject.