Many cities, towns, and municipalities across the United States have criminal organizations operating within their jurisdictions. This book gives the investigator a guide to probing, evaluating, and analyzing local criminal organizations, with the goal of disrupting and dismantling criminal operations. Subjects covered include investigative field techniques, identification of enterprise vulnerabilities, and an in-depth look into FBI task forces. Intended for law enforcement and other criminal justice professionals, Criminal Enterprise Investigation provides readers with a critical "how to" guide to overcoming criminal enterprise in their communities.
- Provides step-by-step guide to dismantling criminal organizations
- Includes real-life examples of successful investigations
- Covers a wide range of criminal groups, including domestic terrorists, drug cartels, gangs, white-collar criminals, and robbery and extortion rings
For those working to combat criminal organizations, this book is an essential guide to best practices. Criminal Enterprise Investigation provides the theory, techniques, and real-world examples necessary to overcome criminal activity for those of any level of expertise, from seasoned criminal justice professionals to those just beginning their careers.
- Shows readers how to get the background information they need to conduct an investigation into a criminal enterprise, as well as step-by-step guidance on how to successfully follow through to dismantle the enterprise
- Advises the reader on developing and leading an effective task force capable of dismantling a criminal enterprise
- Contains real-life examples of successful criminal enterprise investigations
- Covers investigations into domestic terrorist groups, drug cartels, gangs, white-collar groups, robbery and extortion rings, and burglary rings
- A great resource for experierienced agents and those just starting out
Chapter 1: Introduction - How to Identify, Disrupt, and Dismantle an Enterprise
Section I: BEGIN
Chapter 2: Background
Chapter 3: Identify the Problem
Chapter 4: Build Law Enforcement Working Group
Chapter 5: Basic Training
Chapter 6: Engage the Community.
Section II: INTELLIGENCE
Chapter 7: Define Enterprise
Chapter 8: Develop an Organizational Chart
Chapter 9: Research Criminal Activity
Chapter 10: Informants and Sources
Chapter 11: Finances
Chapter 12: Vulnerabilities.
Section III: ACTION
Chapter 13: Formalize Task Force
Chapter 14: Target Leaders and their Successors
Chapter 15: Disruption
Chapter 16: Dismantlement
Chapter 17: Warnings/Cautions