This book brings together for the first-time ideas and expertise across this vast subject area into one interconnected publication. It explores the subject of missing children, missing adults, the investigative process of missing person cases, and the families of missing person.

This book develops the case for successfully applying psychology to law, and criminal justice in particular, by providing a rich range of applicable examples for development, now and in the future. In Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice psychologists are encouraged to challenge the currently relatively limited ambition and imagination of psychology and law by examining, amongst other aspects.