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The Resource The Scotland Yard files : milestones in detecting British crime, Alan Moss & Keith Skinner

The Scotland Yard files : milestones in detecting British crime, Alan Moss & Keith Skinner

Label
The Scotland Yard files : milestones in detecting British crime
Title
The Scotland Yard files
Title remainder
milestones in detecting British crime
Statement of responsibility
Alan Moss & Keith Skinner
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Keith Skinner and Alan Moss have selected 12 fascinating 'firsts' from the history of the world-famous Scotland Yard, including the first 'wanted' poster in the press, the first successful use of identification parades and the first conviction based on ballistics evidence
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1947-
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Moss, Alan
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8196.L6
LC item number
M67 2006
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Skinner, Keith
  • National Archives (Great Britain)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Criminal investigation
  • Criminal investigation
  • Great Britain
Label
The Scotland Yard files : milestones in detecting British crime, Alan Moss & Keith Skinner
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Foreword by Sir Ian Blair"--jacket
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Crime in the capital -- The first detective branch : Scotland Yard's early cases -- Calling in the Yard : reputations made at home and abroad -- Forensic science : from bloodstains to DNA -- Identity parades : picking out the guilty -- Press and TV appeals : helping police with their inquiries -- Counting corpses : the challenge of 'Jack the Ripper' -- Fingerprint evidence : finding the right match -- Ship's radio catches a killer : the case of Dr Crippen -- Ballistics breakthrough : the gun's signature revealed -- Facial reconstruction : Isabella Ruxton's face is made up on camera -- Dental identification : Rachel Dobkins' teeth make history -- Identikit : an American invention solves the antique shop murder
Control code
b10004318983
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
191 p
Isbn
9781903365885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
Label
The Scotland Yard files : milestones in detecting British crime, Alan Moss & Keith Skinner
Publication
Note
"Foreword by Sir Ian Blair"--jacket
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Crime in the capital -- The first detective branch : Scotland Yard's early cases -- Calling in the Yard : reputations made at home and abroad -- Forensic science : from bloodstains to DNA -- Identity parades : picking out the guilty -- Press and TV appeals : helping police with their inquiries -- Counting corpses : the challenge of 'Jack the Ripper' -- Fingerprint evidence : finding the right match -- Ship's radio catches a killer : the case of Dr Crippen -- Ballistics breakthrough : the gun's signature revealed -- Facial reconstruction : Isabella Ruxton's face is made up on camera -- Dental identification : Rachel Dobkins' teeth make history -- Identikit : an American invention solves the antique shop murder
Control code
b10004318983
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
191 p
Isbn
9781903365885
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill

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