History of criminal investigation

Authored by: Bob Morris

Handbook of Criminal Investigation

Print publication date:  May  2007
Online publication date:  August  2012

Print ISBN: 9781843921882
eBook ISBN: 9780203118177
Adobe ISBN: 9781136308246

10.4324/9780203118177.ch2

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Abstract

How has the recognizably ‘modern’ society of the last 200 years in England and Wales responded to investigative needs? Although there has been much recent attention paid to policing, relatively little systematic attention has been paid to criminal investigation. What follows will attempt, therefore, to trace investigation in England and Wales, from the creation of the Metropolitan Police to the present day.

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