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The family liaison officer

Unsolved homicides in Sweden: A population-based study of 264 homicides

10 Things Law Enforcement Executives Can Do to Positively Impact Homicide Investigation Outcomes

Homicide Process Mapping

Helping Police with their Enquiries: International Perspectives on Homicide Investigation: Professor Martin Innes and Professor Fiona Brookman

The Problem of Success: What is a ‘good’ Homicide Investigation? : Professor Fiona Brookman and Professor Martin Innes

US Homicide Detectives’ Ethics and Morals in Action: Dr Louise Westmarland

Homicide Investigation in France: Dr Charlotte Harris

Cold Case Reviews: Dr Cheryl Allsop

Transferring Criminal Investigation Methods from Developed to Developing Nations: Professor Edward R. Maguire and Professor William R. King

Enacting Forensics in Homicide Investigations: Professor Robin Williams and Dr Jason Weetman

Uncertainty and the Case of Police Constable ‘Tiger’ Tsui Po-ko: Professor Roderic Broadhurst

Brookman, F. (2013), ‘Excuses, Excuses: Deconstructing Accounts of Homicide and Sub-Lethal Violence’, in P. Cromwell (Ed), In Their Own Words: Criminals on Crime An Anthology (6th Edition), Los Angeles, California: Roxbury.

Brookman, F., and Robinson, A. (2012), ‘Violent Crime’ in M. Maguire, R. M. Morgan and R. Reiner (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Criminology, (5th Edition), Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Kuhns, J., Maguire, E (2011) 'Drug and Alcohol Use by Homicide Victims in Trinidad and Tobago, 2001-2007’, Forensic Science, Medicine, and Pathology. In Press

McCartney, C., Wilson, T., Williams, R (2011) 'Transnational Exchange of Forensic DNA: Viability, Legitimacy’, European Journal on Criminal Policy and Research Vol 17, No. 4, pp 305-322 .

Braga, A., Flynn, E., Kelling, G., Cole, C (2011) Moving the Work of Criminal Investigators Towards Crime Control, New Perspectives in Policing

Brookman, F. (2010), ‘Homicide’ in F. Brookman, M. Maguire, H. Pierpoint & T. Bennett (Eds.), The Handbook on Crime. Devon: Willan.

Maguire, E., King, W., Johnson, D., Katz, C (2010) 'Why homicide clearance rates decrease: evidence from the Caribbean’, Policing and Society, Vol 20, No. 4, pp 373-400.

King, W., Maguire, E (2010) 'Assessing the Performance of Systems Designed to Process Criminal Forensic Evidence’, Forensic Science Policy & Management Vol 1, No. 3, pp 159-170.

Williams, R (2010) 'Shaping forensic science innovation’, Science & Justice Vol 50, No 1, pp 4-7 ()

Lawless, C.J., Williams, R (2010) 'Helping with inquiries or helping with profits? The trails and tribulations of a technology of forensic reasoning’, Social Studies of Science Vol 40, No 5, pp 731-755

McCartney, C., Williams, R., Wilson, T (2010) The Future of Forensic Bioinformation

Williams, R (2010), ‘In Governing the Challenges of DNA Profiling & Databasing’, DNA Databases and the Forensic Imaginary, Hindmarsh & Prainsack (eds) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Brookman, F., and Stelfox, P. (2009) ‘The Policing of Homicide’, Sage Dictionary of Policing. London: Sage.

Wakefield, A., and Brookman, F. (2009) ‘Criminal Investigation’, Sage Dictionary of Policing. London: Sage.

Maguire, E (2009) 'Police organizational structure and child sexual abuse case attrition’, Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies & Management, Vol 32, No. 1, pp 157-179.

Kuhns, J., Wilson, E., Maguire, E., Ainsworth, S., Clodfelter, T (2009) 'A meta-analysis of marijuana, cocaine and opiate toxicology study findings among homicide victims’Addition, Vol 104 (7), pp. 1122-1131.

Kuhns, J., Wilson, D., Clodfelter, T., Maguire, E., Ainsworth, S (2009) 'A Meta-Analysis of Alcohol Toxicology Study Findings Among Homicide Victims’, Addiction, Vol 106(1), pp. 62-72.

Fraser, J., Williams, R (2009), Handbook of Forensic Science, Cullompton, Devon: Willan Publishing.

Levi, M., Maguire, M., and Brookman, F. (2007), ‘Violent Crime’ in M. Maguire, R. M. Morgan and R. Reiner (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Criminology. 4th Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Nuffield Council on Bioethics (2007) The forensic use of bioinformation: ethical issues. London: Nuffield Council on Bioethics.

Johnson, P., Williams, R (2007) European securitization and biometric identification: the uses of genetic profiling, Ann 1st Super Sanita, Vol 43, No 1, pp 36-43.

Brookman, F., and Nolan, J. (2006), The Dark Figure of Infanticide in England and Wales: Complexities of Diagnosis’, Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 21/7: 869-889.

Bennett, R., Morabito, M (2006), ‘Determinants of Constables’ Perceptions of Community Support in Three Developing Nations’, Police Quarterly, Vol 9, No. 2, pp 234-265.

Maguire, M., and Brookman, F. (2005), ‘Violent and Sexual Crime’, in N. Tilley (Ed.) Handbook of Crime Prevention: Theory, Policy and Practice. Devon: Willan.

Brookman, F., and Maguire, M. (2005), ‘Reducing Homicide: A Review of the Possibilities’, Crime, Law and Social Change, 42: 325-403.

Brookman, F. (2005), Understanding Homicide. London: Sage

Williams, R., Johnson, P (2005) 'Inclusiveness, Effectiveness and Intrusiveness: Issues in the Developing Uses of DNA Profiling in Support of Criminal Investigations’, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics pp 545-558

Williams, R., Johnson, P (2004) ‘Wonderment and dread’: representations of DNA in ethical disputes about forensic DNA databases, New Genetics and Society, Vol 23, No 2, pp 205-223.

Johnson, P., Williams, R (2004) Post-conviction DNA testing: the UK’s first ‘exoneration’ case, Science & Justice Vol 44, No 2, pp 77-82.

Williams, R., Johnson, P., Martin, P (2004) Genetic Information & Crime Investigation: Social, Ethical and Public Policy Aspects of the Establishment, Expansion and Police Use of National DNA Database.

Bennett, R. (2004), ‘Calling for Service: Mobilization of the Police Across Sociocultural Environments’, Police Practice and Research, Vol 5, No. 1, pp 25-41.

Bennett, R. (1997), ‘Excessive Force: A Comparative Study of Police in the Caribbean’, Justice Quarterly, Vol 14, No. 4, pp 651-686.

Bennett, R. (1997), ‘Job Satisfaction Among Police Constables: A Comparative Study in Three Developing Nations’, Justice Quarterly, Vol 14, No. 2, pp 295-323.