Title Page reads “First Seminar on Death Investigation.” Seminar directed by Thomas T. Noguchi.  pp., perfect bound, blue covers, overall VG+ with some soiling, wear, and creases to covers, sticker ghost inside front cover.
The inaugural introductory training course that emphasizes teamwork in the field of homicide investigation, aiming “to coordinate all available modern techniques and tools.” Published after the seminar, this book includes a list of attendees and exhibitors and the seminar evaluation form and its results. Illustrations (sometimes gruesome) and charts and tables throughout. Covers chain of evidence, roles of forensic odontologist and toxicologist, sections on microscopes and computerized gas chromatography, mass murders, unusual homicide cases, suicide, psychiatric investigation of defendants charged with sex crimes, and deaths in jail. A fascinating look at death investigations in the LAPD in the early 1970s. None found in OCLC or trade. Item #459