Near Fine in a Near Fine jacket, unclipped (no price), lightly rubbed and bumped at the edges. Red buckram with gilt lettering on the spine. Square and firmly bound, former owner's stamp on the endpapers and with a pocket at the rear. A reference work that is "essentially a handbook and a basic reference book for peace officers." Chapters include "Observation and Description," "The Crime Scene," "Sources of Information," Modus Operandi," "Undercover Work," and others, including a glossary of then-current slang terms.