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Published: 09 February 2012

334 Pages


ISBN: 9780199639175

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This publication is part of the Policing Publishing Program

All royalties from the sale of this book will go to the national police charity, Child Victims of Crime

Effective Investigation of Child Homicide and Suspicious Deaths

David Marshall QPM

Blackstone's Practical Policing

  • Foreword by Lord Laming of Tewin: 'This is a book specially designed to promote good practice and better outcomes for children and families. It is as readable as it is instructive.'
  • Offers the first practical guide to managing the police investigation of child death
  • Sets out the protocols and procedures relating to sudden and unexpected deaths in infancy (SUDI), suspicious cases, and homicide
  • Outlines the relevant procedures of inquests and the criminal and family courts
  • Summarises specific offences relating to child deaths, such as infanticide and familial homicide
  • Includes striking but sensitive personal accounts from the families of victims
  • Written by an experienced detective with over 30 years' experience, in consultation with paediatric pathologists, CPS lawyers and major crime investigators

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