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Criminal Justice introduces the many facets of the U.S. criminal justice system in a logical, readily understandable manner. The reader will understand the complexity of the criminal justice system from the start of the process to the end, recognize controversies, and examine the breadth of the challenges faced by justice professionals.
Policing for the 21st Century: Realizing the Vision of Police in a Free Society provides a thematic overview of policing and its role in American society. This text is unique in that it provides extensive information about how police identify community problems, the methods police use to respond to problems, and police interrogation methods.
Policing for the 21st Century:
Criminology presents a unique perspective on the subject. It offers an excellent review of crimes, laws, and criminological theories. Criminology presents introductory material in an easy to follow format that will establish a solid foundation for students progressing through a criminal justice or criminology program.
Written by authors with 70 years combined experience in both practitioner and academic settings, Criminology:
Author(s): Katherine Ramsland
Investigations today must coordinate many factors and areas of specialization.
Forensics braids the process of investigation with psychology and the law. Psychology shows the human element, while law dictates the parameters for investigative practices. Forensic Investigation: Methods from Experts demonstrates how these threads intertwine and offers practice with cases that apply specific insights. In this text, experts from diverse disciplines teach specific methods that enhance investigators’ knowledge and support best practices.
The ability to comprehend the language involved in this new and evolving cyber world is essential now more than ever.
Cybersecurity: Bridging the Gap Between Technician & Management:
Author(s): Jibey Asthappan
What skills are needed to manage the risk of terrorism? From responders to policy makers – what does the real world need?
Homeland Security & Terrorism: Threat, Incident & Aftermath is written from a perspective in which terrorism prevention plans can be best understood. It reviews Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, and active shooter threats from a practical perspective. Students will learn about each threat and gain an understanding of how to mitigate it.
Homeland Security & Terrorism:
The Corr of the American Criminal Justice System: Lessons and the Anatomy of an American Tragedy presents a picture of the American Criminal Justice System through the lens of the many unique facets surrounding the murder of New Hartford, New York Police Officer Joseph D. Corr. This enhanced case study uses the historical record and accounts of the crimes that occurred, the ensuing investigation, and its aftermath, as the lens to bring focus to the foundations of our American Criminal Justice System and the many lessons learned from this American tragedy.
A challenging and controversial topic, police use of force, covered in a way to explain the “why” in a straightforward and unbiased manner.
The criminal justice system is about storytelling: by the victim, the suspect, the officer, the prosecutor, and the defense attorney. For many the justice system is not necessarily about justice or fairness: it may simply be about whose story is believed.