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The best-selling introduction to criminal justice text of all time,Criminal Justice Today 9/e, continues to set the standard with its hallmark features of theme, technology, and time. Comprehensive coverage and a loaded multimedia supplements package make this textbook easy to adapt to introductory criminal justice courses, proving the ease of use for both students and instructors alike. The strengths of the book rest in the application of theoretical perspectives to current real world activities related to criminal justice issues. New technology and cases are also incorporated, bringing the textbook and student together in current issues.
Table of Contents
|Crime in America|
|What is Criminal Justice|
|The Crime Picture|
|The Search for Causes|
|Policing: History and Structure|
|Policing: Purpose and Organization|
|Policing: Legal Aspects|
|Policing: Issues and Challenges|
|The Courts: Structure and Participants|
|Pretrial Activities and the Criminal Trial|
|Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections|
|Prisons and Jails|
|Drugs and Crime|
|Terrorism and Multinational Criminal Justice|
|The Future of Criminal Justice|
|Bill of Rights|
|List of Acronyms|
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