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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:
Ethics in the Criminal Justice System explores ideas and information in and around ethical decision making as it pertains to criminal justice. As an edited volume, Ethics in the Criminal Justice System features contributing authors who have provided a varied and challenging palette of offerings from pure philosophy to common sense practical professional advice.
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:
Gangs specifically and sufficiently covers essential gang topics as well as new topics not found in any of the competing books in the marketplace. This text presents a traditional and brief overview of the history of gangs. It also includes four areas not extensively covered in other textbooks: Gangs and Corrections, Gangs and Law Enforcement, Gangs and The Law, and Gangs and The Media.
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): Megan Kurlychek
Studying and understanding human behavior in society and societal reaction to human behavior is not enough.
Juvenile Justice: Connecting Theory to Practice looks closely at some of society’s most vulnerable members – troubled youth. This text draws concrete connections between theory and practice, two sometime disjunct realms. It discusses classic and prominent theories that directly relate to the practice of juvenile justice.
Juvenile Justice is divided into four sections:
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:
Cybersecurity is a high priority in today’s world.
Cyber-Warfare: State and Local Governments Caught in the Crosshairs addresses highly important and current topics in a plain English, nontechnical manner. This text bridges the gap between what the state and local government executive needs to know in order to have an intelligent conversation with the IT manager. It also gives executives a well-grounded understanding of the IT manager’s needs, challenges, and concerns.
Research is powerful because it impacts decision-making in virtually every part of our lives, and it is critical for making informed decisions. The process of deciding what criteria matter most to you before ultimately making a decision is an example of using research to make the best decision possible. This also applies to making decisions in the criminal justice field.
Criminal Justice Research Methods explores the why, what, and how of research methods by focusing on topics such as: