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Real Murder Investigations Kevin Moore

Real Murder Investigations By Kevin Moore

Real Murder Investigations by Kevin Moore

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For fans of real life murder investigations everywhere. Retired Chief Superintendent Kevin Moore uses cases he was involved in to trace how investigations have changed over the decades. Just what is murder? What about forensics? What happens when criminals fall out with criminals? It's not all like Midsomer Murders or Vera!

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Real Murder Investigations: An Insider's View by Kevin Moore

For fans of real-life murder investigations everywhere! Retired Chief Superintendent Kevin Moore takes a fresh look at how murder investigations have developed over the last forty years and revisits some of the high-profile murder cases he was involved in during his career with Sussex Police.The book identifies the professionalism of such investigations and explains the processes involved from the finding of a body to the close of the trial. What is murder in the first place? How do the police differentiate between the different levels of homicide? What part do forensics play and what issues do the police have to be aware of? What happens when criminals murder criminals? Kevin played a part in dozens of murder investigations, either as the Senior Investigating Officer or as the lead in reviews of such cases. His role in cold murder investigations is also explored. Cases highlighted by Kevin include the murders of Milly Dowler and Billie-Jo Jenkins, as well as the brutal slaying of Nicola Fellowes and Karen Hadaway, the Babes in the Wood murders. The investigations into killings such as those of Jimmy Millen and Jason Martin-Smith reveal what happens when thieves fall out with each other. Many other cases reveal the impact they have had on the modernisation of murder investigations and provide a fascinating insight into real police work. t's not all like Midsomer Murders or Vera!

Real Murder Investigations Reviews

'An immensely authoritative, detailed and fascinating insight into homicide investigation in the UK' Peter James, No 1 crime novelist

About Kevin Moore

Kevin Moore joined Sussex Police at the age of twenty-one years in June 1978. After joining, the author spent his two-year probationary period at Brighton during which time he operated as a beat officer and area car driver/observer. Whilst there, he experienced a wide variety of policing situations as one would expect in terms of the cosmopolitan nature of a City the size Brighton and Hove. Following this, he became a rural beat patrol officer at Camber near Rye in East Sussex. A short while later, he entered the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), as a detective constable. This proved to be the beginning of a long and productive career as a detective during which time he climbed the ranks ultimately achieving the highest rank possible in the CID world of Detective Chief Superintendent when he was the Head of Sussex's CID. During his service he was the senior detective in charge of the CID at Hastings and Eastbourne. He also worked within the Professional Standards Department investigating complaints made against police officers. He also served as the Chief Superintendent and Divisional Commander of Brighton and Hove during which time he was responsible for all police operations in the City as well as working with key partner agencies including the City's Council. He took command of many large-scale public order demonstrations as well as other major public safety events. During his detective career, he was a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) with a responsibility for leading enquiries into homicide and other major crime investigations. He was viewed as being a highly competent senior detective. Many of the case studies used in this book involve investigations in which he played a significant role. He was formerly a member of the International Homicide Investigators Association. Following his retirement as a police officer in 2009 after more than thirty-one years of service, he took up a position with the newly formed S.E. Regional Organised Crime Unit as a member of police staff. This involved the role of the Regional Intelligence Manager and then subsequently that of the S.E. Regional Prison Intelligence Manager. This Unit has an overall responsibility for investigating the criminal activities of those involved in the commission of the most serious types of crime. He fully retired from the police service in January of 2018. This is Kevin's second book, following on from the success of My Way which was published in August 2018. He has been married to Ann for over forty-one years and they have two grown up children and five grandchildren. He holds a BA (Hons) Degree in Public Sector and Police Studies and a Post Graduate Diploma in Police Studies. He is interested in football and cricket and is a season ticket holder with Brighton and Hove Albion F.C. and also now spends his time with his and his wife's Golden Retriever dogs and their four horses.

Table of Contents

The Dramatisation of and the Morbid Fascination with Murder, Legal Definitions and Defences in Law, The Professionalisation of Muder Investigation, The Reality - Set Up for a Murder Investigation, The Role of the Senior Investigating Officer, So Is It a Murder?, Victims and Their Families, Murder Reviews, Unresolved or Cold Cases, The Future of Murder Investigation

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Real Murder Investigations: An Insider's View by Kevin Moore
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