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Student Companion Website to Accompany Criminal Investigation, Fourth Edition

Author(s): Ronald F. Becker, JD, Chaminade University
Aric W. Dutelle, MFS, Washington State University
  • ISBN-13: 9781449650551
  • Companion Website     pages      © 2013
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Developed exclusively to accompany the new Fourth Edition of Criminal Investigation, this student companion website offers a variety of resources designed to enhance your study of criminal investigation and to give you an opportunity to explore topics from the text in more detail.

Ronald F. Becker, JD-Chaminade University

Professor Becker completed his studies for a Bachelor of Science degree in Police Science at Sam Houston State University in 1969. He went on to finish his Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction at Texas Agricultural & Mechanical University in 1972. A short hiatus from higher education found him with the Mineral County, Montana, Sheriff’s Office, culminating his work as a criminal investigator there and then leaving for St. Mary’s Law School in 1981.

Upon completion of his law studies and passing the Texas Bar Examination in 1983, Professor Becker became a partner in the general litigation firm of Gish, Radtke and Becker in Boerne, Texas. The firm became a successful personal injury litigation practice. During that time Professor Becker served as the Boerne Municipal Court Judge, County Judge, and Juvenile Court Judge.

In 1991 Professor Becker began a teaching career at Texas State University in the Criminal Justice Department. In 1994 he created a facility for training public safety divers in underwater investigation based on a forensic protocol. He has published four books and five editions of this Criminal Investigation text. During his tenure he has published numerous articles and textbook chapters.

Professor Becker currently is currently a full professor at Chaminade University, serving as chair for the Criminal Justice and Criminology Program. Professor Becker is a member of the Hawaii Emergency Preparedness Executive Consortium and an advisory board member for the Hawaii Law Enforcement Memorial.

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Aric W. Dutelle, MFS-Washington State University

Aric Dutelle has been involved in law enforcement for over 17 years. During this time, he has held positions as a police officer, deputy sheriff, crime scene technician, and reserve medico-legal investigator. He has a Master of Forensic Sciences (MFS) degree, with a specialty in impression evidence and is the author of over 20 articles, as well as author and co-author of seven texts, to include An Introduction to Crime Scene Investigation (now in its 3rd edition), Criminal Investigation 5e, Basic Crime Scene Photography (now in its 2nd edition), and Ethics for the Public Service Professional (now in its 2nd edition). He was previously a tenured professor with the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, having been responsible for developing, implementing and managing the Forensic Investigation program, within the Department of Criminal Justice.

In addition to his University obligations, the author served for 7 years as a forensic instructor for the United States Department of Justice’s International Criminal Investigation Training Assistance Program (ICITAP), specializing in and providing training in crime scene processing methodologies and techniques around the globe. The author currently lectures at Washington State University. He continues to be actively involved in forensic and crime scene training and education, in addition to consulting and assisting law enforcement agencies with criminal investigations.