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No body, no crime? The role of forensic awareness in avoiding police detection in cases of sexual homicide

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  • Beauregard, Eric
  • Martineau, Melissa

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The study examines whether the use of forensic awareness strategies increases the chance of avoiding police detection in sexual homicide.

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  • Beauregard, Eric & Martineau, Melissa, 2014. "No body, no crime? The role of forensic awareness in avoiding police detection in cases of sexual homicide," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 42(2), pages 213-220.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:jcjust:v:42:y:2014:i:2:p:213-220
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jcrimjus.2013.06.007
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    1. Baskin, Deborah & Sommers, Ira, 2010. "The influence of forensic evidence on the case outcomes of homicide incidents," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 38(6), pages 1141-1149, November.
    2. Lee, Catherine, 2005. "The value of life in death: Multiple regression and event history analyses of homicide clearance in Los Angeles County," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 33(6), pages 527-534.
    3. Beauregard, Eric & Bouchard, Martin, 2010. "Cleaning up your act: Forensic awareness as a detection avoidance strategy," Journal of Criminal Justice, Elsevier, vol. 38(6), pages 1160-1166, November.
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