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Cadaver Dog Handbook
Forensic Training and Tactics for the Recovery of Human Remains




ISBN 9780367778729
Published March 31, 2021 by CRC Press
228 Pages

 
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Intended for those who train and handle cadaver dogs, this book also encompasses information for those who work closely with them, such as police, death investigators, and anthropologists. Its interdisciplinary approach is useful to any member of a forensic team who regularly participates in or evaluates the results of the human remains search effort.
Cadaver Dog Handbook sets out the principles and procedures for the training and handling of dogs for the location of human remains. It explains scent theory and its applications, introduces basic training and searching strategies/tactics, and covers the legal and taphonomic issues associated with dog searches. Intended for those who train and handle cadaver dogs, this book also encompasses information for those who work closely with them, such as police, death investigators, and anthropologists. Its interdisciplinary approach is useful to any member of a forensic team who regularly participates in or evaluates the results of the human remains search effort.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Dog Basics. Training the Cadaver Dog. Training Materials. Professional Issues. Legal Issues. Handling a Search Request. The Search. Behind the Scenes: Taphonomy. At the Scene. Land Searches. Water Searches (Marcia Koenig). Conclusion. Bibliography. Index. List of Figures and Tables. Glossary. Appendix A: Resources. Appendix B: Document Examples.

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Andrew Rebmann, Edward David