The Eighth Edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION places you in the center of the action and helps you learn about criminal justice. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key concepts and read about the many exciting new career opportunities that the field now offers. Chapter material will make sense, thanks to straight-from-the-headlines vignettes that begin every chapter. Knowing what's important is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter.
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Larry Gaines is chair of his department and a longtime, well-known figure in the field, both as an educator and in law enforcement. Highly respected and well-liked in the discipline, he is also a former law enforcement officer whose experience has resulted in a book with powerful "cop appeal."Review:
Part I: THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM. 1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Causes of Crime. 3. Defining and Measuring Crime. 4. Inside Criminal Law. Part II: THE POLICE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT. 5. Law Enforcement Today. 6. Challenges to Effective Policing. 7. POLICE AND THE CONSTITUTION: RULES OF LAW ENFORCEMENT. Part III: CRIMINAL COURTS. 8. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 9. Pretrial Procedures: The Adversary System in Action. 10. The Criminal Trail. 11. Punishment and Sentencing. Part IV: CORRECTIONS. 12. Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections. 13. Prisons and Jails. 14. Behind Bars: The Life of an Inmate. Part V: SPECIAL ISSUES. 15. The Juvenile Justice System. 16. Today's Challenges: Cyber Crime, White Collar Crime, and International Terrorism.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2014. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111285459075
Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2014. Loose Leaf. Book Condition: New. Brand New!. Bookseller Inventory # VIB1285459075