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Practical Aspects of Rape Investigation
A Multidisciplinary Approach, Third Edition

ISBN 9781498741965
Published November 14, 2016 by CRC Press
490 Pages

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Book Description

This latest edition addresses rape and sexual assaults from all clinical, pathological, medical, and legal aspects. The book focuses on the victim and covers contemporary issues in sexual violence, investigative aspects of rape and sexual assault, offender fantasy, the personality of the offender, collection of evidence, medical examinations, and treatment, as well as trial preparation issues. Special topics include pedophiles, female and juvenile offenders, drug-facilitated rape, sexual sadism, elder abuse, and sexual assault within the military.

Table of Contents



About the Editors

About the Contributors

 Section 1: The Victim

Chapter One: Rape and Its Impact on the Victim

Ann Wolbert Burgess and Carrie M. Carretta

Chapter Two: Victim Services and SANE/SART Programs

Annie Lewis-O’Connor, Ann Wolbert Burgess & Carol Harvey Marchetti

Chapter Three: Youth, Social Media, and Internet Crime

Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell

Chapter Four: Elder Sexual Abuse Victims

Ann Wolbert Burgess

Section 2: Investigation

Chapter Five: The Relevance of Fantasy in Serial Rape

Robert R. Hazelwood and Janet I. Warren

Chapter Six: The Behavioral-Oriented Interview of Rape Victims: The Key to Profiling

Robert R. Hazelwood and Ann Wolbert Burgess

Chapter Seven: Analyzing the Rape and Profiling the Offender

Robert R. Hazelwood

Chapter Eight: Interviewing the Rapist

Michael R. Napier

Chapter Nine: Collateral Material in Sexual Crimes

Robert R. Hazelwood and Kenneth V. Lanning

Chapter 10: Linkage Analysis: M.O., Ritual, and Signature in Serial Sexual Crimes

Robert R. Hazelwood and Janet I. Warren

Chapter 11: False Rape Allegations

Robert R. Hazelwood and Ann Wolbert Burgess

Chapter 12: Interrogation and False Confessions in Rape Cases

Richard A. Leo

Chapter 13: Rape Escalating to Homicide

Robert R. Hazelwood and Janet I. Warren

Chapter 14: Cold Case Analysis

Stephen R. Mardigian and Roger L. Depue

Section 3: Forensics and Court

Chapter Fifteen: Physical Evidence in Sexual Assault Investigations

Tara Crider

Chapter Sixteen: Medical Examination of Sexually Abused Children

Andi Taroli

Chapter Seventeen: Injuries and Forensic Examination of the Adult Victim

Kathleen P. Brown and Marilyn S. Sommers

Chapter Eighteen: Prosecuting Rape Cases: Trial Preparation and Trial Tactic Issues

Teresa Scalzo

Section IV: Offender Populations

Chapter Nineteen: Sexual Victimization of Children: Rape or Molestation

Kenneth V. Lanning

Chapter Twenty: The Sexual Crimes of Juveniles

John A. Hunter

Chapter Twenty-One: Female Sexual Offenders

Janet I. Warren and David A. McLeod

Chapter Twenty-Two: Drug-Facilitated Sex Assault

Michael Welner and Barbara Welner

Chapter Twenty-Three: The Criminal Sexual Sadist

Robert R. Hazelwood, Park Dietz, and Janet I. Warren

Chapter Twenty-Four: Sexual Sadists: Their Wives and Girlfriends

Robert R. Hazelwood

Chapter Twenty-Five: Sex Offenders of the Elderly

Ann Wolbert Burgess, Robert A. Prentky, and Mark Safarik

Chapter Twenty-Six: Educator Sexual Misconduct

James Knoll

Chapter Twenty-Seven: Rape in the Military

Cynthia Ferguson

Chapter Twenty-Eight: Sexual Assault on College Campuses

Raina V. Lamade, Ann W. Burgess, Sarah M. Chung, Shannon W. Spencer, & Robert A. Prentky



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Robert R. Hazelwood, MS, served as a supervisory special agent of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and served 22 years with the FBI, 16 of which were in the Behavioral Science Unit at the FBI Academy.

Ann Wolbert Burgess, DNSc, APRN, BC, FAAN is Professor of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing at Boston College Connell School of Nursing and Professor Emerita from the University of Pennsylvania.