By Ed McBain
Detectives Brown and Carella resolution a choice to a double murder. One man broke in and one other defended himself and now they either are useless. The case turns out open and close. with the exception of one piece of proof: a torn photo in a single of the useless men’s arms. whilst coverage investigator Irving Krutch turns up on the squadroom with one other piece of the picture, Brown and Carella become aware of their tidy little case isn’t so tidy in any case. actually it leads again to a six-year-old financial institution theft that left the 4 robbers useless and $750,000 lacking. Now they need to look for the following lacking piece of the picture…
A attention-grabbing, severe crime mystery, Jigsaw is bestselling writer Ed McBain at his best. With relentless velocity and genius plotting, this installment of the 87th Precinct sequence weaves an unforgettable story of greed and homicide.
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Neumeyer, Juvenile Delinquency in Modern Society, Second Edition, New York: Van Nostrand, 1955, p. 152 ; James F. , "Differential Association as a Hypothesis: Problems of Empirical Testing", Social Problems,8 (Summer, 1960), pp. 14-25; Trice, op. ; S. Kirson Weinberg, "Theories of Criminality and Problems of Prediction", Journal ofCriminal Law and Criminology, 45 (November-December, 1954), pp. 412--429. 21 See the statement on p. 19, above. 22 Op. , p. 182. "23 Such statements are not so much errors in interpretation of the differential association statement as they are errors regarding the role of theory, hypotheses and facts in scientific research.
10 A further complication in this regard arises because some crimes become known to the police only if a victim complains, while other offences become known by direct observation on the part of the police. Cases of drunken driving, for example, usually get into police records only if observed by a policeman, while cases of burglary usually become known to the police as a result of a report by the victim. The ratio of offences committed to offences known probably is greater for those offences that get into police records only when observed by the police than for those which get into the reports as a result of complaints by victims.
63--65. 36 INTRODUCTION TO THE THEORY and sometimes as "forgery," making it impossible to get a close estimate of the amount of variation in time of anyone of these offences. 12 Fifth, when comparisons are made, the mere number of crimes known to the police is not sufficient. What is needed is statements of rates-the number of crimes in proportion to the number of population or in proportion to some other base. But determination of this base is sometimes almost as difficult as determination of the crime ratio itself.