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Introduction to criminal justice / Lawrence F. Travis III.

By: Travis, Lawrence F [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Edition: Seventh edition.Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781351562140; 1351562142.Subject(s): Criminal justice, Administration of -- United StatesOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- About The Author -- Chapter 1 Criminal Justice Perspectives -- Chapter 2 The Justice Process -- Chapter 3 Crime and Crime Control -- Chapter 4 Counting Crimes and Criminals -- Chapter 5 Police and Policing -- Chapter 6 Law Enforcement in the Criminal Justice System -- Chapter 7 The Criminal Courts -- Chapter 8 People and Problems in the Courts -- Chapter 9 Sentencing: The Goals and Process of Punishment -- Chapter 10 Incarceration -- Chapter 11 Problems and Issues in Incarceration -- Chapter 12 Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections -- Chapter 13 Issues in Community Supervision -- Chapter 14 The Juvenile Justice System -- Chapter 15 Discharge and Developments.
Summary: This student-friendly introductory core text describes the criminal justice process in the United States - outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the process, including a thorough review of practices and controversies in law enforcement, the criminal courts, and corrections.
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HV9950.T738 2016 (Browse shelf) https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/uttyler/detail.action?docID=5113188 Available EBC5113188

Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Contents -- About The Author -- Chapter 1 Criminal Justice Perspectives -- Chapter 2 The Justice Process -- Chapter 3 Crime and Crime Control -- Chapter 4 Counting Crimes and Criminals -- Chapter 5 Police and Policing -- Chapter 6 Law Enforcement in the Criminal Justice System -- Chapter 7 The Criminal Courts -- Chapter 8 People and Problems in the Courts -- Chapter 9 Sentencing: The Goals and Process of Punishment -- Chapter 10 Incarceration -- Chapter 11 Problems and Issues in Incarceration -- Chapter 12 Probation, Parole, and Community Corrections -- Chapter 13 Issues in Community Supervision -- Chapter 14 The Juvenile Justice System -- Chapter 15 Discharge and Developments.

This student-friendly introductory core text describes the criminal justice process in the United States - outlining the decisions, practices, people, and issues involved. It provides a solid introduction to the mechanisms of the criminal justice system, with balanced coverage of the issues presented by each facet of the process, including a thorough review of practices and controversies in law enforcement, the criminal courts, and corrections.

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