Case Closed: The Real Scoop on Detective Work (Hardcover)

The Real Scoop on Detective Work

By Milton Meltzer

Orchard, 9780439293150, 96pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2001



On a police force or employed by a private agency, hunched over a microscope in a high-tech lab or racing to meet a deadline for a newspaper, detectives gather and analyze evidence. How do they operate? What is their training? What are their tools? What are the risks they face and the rewards they reap?

Full of information for aspiring investigators and curious mystery lovers, this absorbing book examines the history, changing technologies, and current challenges of an always intriguing profession.