Criminal Justice A Collection of True-Crime Cases

ISBN-10: 0131745700
ISBN-13: 9780131745704
Edition: 2007
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Book details

List price: $15.60
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Criminal Justice: A Collection of True-Crime Cases is a first-of-its-kind approach to blending theory with reality using compelling, newsworthy cases. Gripping and easy-to-digest, the handbook contains eight high profile cases that will hold readersrsquo; interestpage after page. Cases coincide with Part I crimes and discuss crimes against persons and crimes against property. Each case follows a consistent format, providing definitions of crime, statistical data, analysis of crimes and investigative questions. Presents cases that discuss crimes against persons and crimes against property. Devotes separate coverage to murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, arson, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft. Includes high profile cases such as The Winona Ryder Shoplifting Case, The Seaton Hall Fire, and The Andrew Cunanan Case. Reinforce knowledge of Part I crimes by discussing elements of the offenses, investigative procedures, modus operandi, and the motivation for criminals to commit these crimes. Because of the unique police-style manner in which the book has been written, it is recommended that this book be utilized in a supplemental capacity for a variety of police academy training classes to include: Introduction to Criminology; Introduction to Criminal Justice; Introduction to Policing/Law Enforcement Systems; Criminal Law; Constitutional Law; Criminal Investigation.

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Introduction
Murder
Murder: The Andrew Cunanan Case
Forcible Rape
Sex, Lies, Rape, and Murder: The Paul Bernardo/Karla Homolka Case
Robbery
The Great Lufthansa Airline Robbery
Aggravated Assault
Battery in the Tropics
Burglary
Hollywood Art Caper
Larceny-Theft
The Winona Ryder Shoplifting Case
Motor Vehicle Theft
Grand Theft Auto
Arson
The Seaton Hall University Arson

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