Howdunit: Book of Police Procedure and Investigation by Lee Lofland, , available at Book Depository with free delivery. To write a credible police story, writers need to know how police investigations really work. This latest book in the Howdunit series gives the. Get the Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation at Microsoft Store and compare products with the latest customer reviews and ratings. Download or .

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It gives you the ability to write that one sentence or piece of dialogue that makes readers ask “How’d you know that?

My main criticism is that it’s very U. It is well organized, so you can easily locate just the information that you need, and it gives just enough detail to understand what you need to know to write about police investigations. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong. It left me with a bit of an outsider feeling – and I don’t think served the otherwise open and informative tone.

Showing of 98 reviews. There were often times strange sentence fragments in the work or words repeated in a sentence. Digital fingerprint technology is an example, replacing almost all standard printing techniques.


I forgave those areas, though, because it shows that the author has a passion for crime writing, despite the execution. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. A Guide for Writers, is my one invesitgation only guide to getting it right.

I bought this how-to for authors to prepare myself for plotting a mystery.

Howdunit Book of Police Procedure and Investigation

This book will be on my writing desk for years to come. My biggest issue with this book was the grammatical errors.

That makes it difficult to jump to a specific section without using the bookmark to get back to the index.

Grim but very accurate details. Get to Know Us. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. In fact, a lot of it is flat out wrong.

Police Procedure & Investigation: A Guide for Writers

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That said, you’d think that in this day and age an author would consider that someone based in a different country might be reading the book, and not specifically refer to the United States as ‘our country’ and to things going on in Canada as ‘even our neighbours in the north’. Oct 05, Mel Parish invetigation it it was amazing Shelves: Informative investigatin more interesting than the average reference book. From arrest and search procedures to courts and the pollce process, this book will help you write a book that crackles with the authenticity of accurate police procedure and investigation knowledge.


Hell, anyone writing about police officers in any capacity must read it. May 11, T Ramon rated it it was amazing. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Procedures may be exaggerated because authors have to give readers something exciting to read. This is a great research tool to have on hand. This book is chock full of great information, and even if you’re not a writer, but like crime shows like NCIS or Castle, you’ll proedure to read this book.

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