Cover of: Hardy Boys Detective Handbook | by Franklin W. Dixon ; in consultation with Special Agent William F. Flynn

Hardy Boys Detective Handbook

Published by Grosset & Dunlap in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

Police science is one of the youngest and most rapidly growing professions in the United States today. I have revised this handbook for fans of Frank and Joe Hardy who are interested in learning about modern police practices. The first seven chapters, based upon true stories from police files, illustrate how Frank and Joe use the various facets of police technology while tracking down criminals. Further uses of these techniques -- fingerprinting, surveillance, and other related skills in the science of criminal investigation -- are detailed in the last five chapters. William F. Flynn, FBI Special Agent who recently retired, acted as my consultant in the preparation of this revised edition. It is our sincere hope that many readers of this handbook will someday join the ranks of our country's brave and dedicated law-enforcement officers who fight the never-ending war against crime. - Foreword.

Table of Contents

Mystery of the vanishing plastics : undercover work
The clue of the cashbox : fingerprint proof
The case of the shabby shoes : shoe prints, tire marks, plaster casts
The safecracker's calling card : identifying and capturing the fugitive
The secret of the empty page : the powers of observation and memory
The clue of the broken pencil : search of crime scene and suspect
The trail beyond the smoke screen : surveillance
Dictionary for a detective : special language of criminals, police terminology
High danger : drug abuse
Innocent until proved guilty : a look at the law
The suspect and his shadow : secret watch
No two of them alike : visible and latent fingerprints

Edition Notes

Publisher no. 1990 (Grosset & Dunlap)

Hardy boys mystery stories
Copyright Date

The Physical Object

214 p.
20 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0448019906, 0448032279
9780448019901, 9780448032276
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