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Justice Administration Police, Courts, and Corrections Management

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ISBN-10: 0132206730

ISBN-13: 9780132206730

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Kenneth J. Peak

List price: $118.60
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Justice Administration: Police, Courts, and Corrections Management, Fifth Edition,is the only single-author book of its kind: exploring administration from a systems perspective and examining the organization, operation, personnel roles, functions, issues and practices of the police, courts, and corrections. Drawing on the authorrsquo;s 35 years of experience, the text offers an authentic and unique real -world perspective. This revision incorporates more than 30 case studies, discussions of future considerations, articles fromLaw Enforcement Newsand a new chapter on terrorism and homeland defense. Updated material addresses topics such as the Prison Litigation Reform Act, probation-police partnerships, computer crime and probation, and new technologies.nbsp;
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Book details

List price: $118.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 544
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Kenneth J. Ken Peak (Ph.D., University of Kansas) is co-author of six editions of Community Policing and Problem Solving: Strategies and Practices (Pearson Education). He is also author or co-author of several related journal articles concerning community policing (as it relates to ethics, repeat victimization, training, maintaining neighborhood order, planning and implementation, problem-oriented responses to homelessness, and improving citizen perceptions of the police) and has presented a number of related scholarly papers. He also co-authored three monographs (i.e., problem solving Guides ) for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, the topics of which were crimes involving tourism, cruising, and illegal street racing; he is often contacted by print and electronic media in the U.S. and Canada requesting interviews and written op-eds in those regards. He also has practitionerrsquo;s experience-twice being a university police chief executive. Finally, he has previously co-authored three encyclopedic pieces, and is thus familiar with the fundamental purposes, rationale, and approaches of such publications.

Justice Administration: An Introduction
The Study and Scope of Justice Administration
Organization and Administration: Principles and Practices
The Police
Police Organization and Operation
Police Personnel Roles and Functions
Police Issues and Practices
Terrorism and Homeland Defense
The Courts
Court Organization and Operation
Court Personnel Roles and Functions
Court Issues and Practices
Corrections
Corrections Organization and Operation
Corrections Personnel Roles and Functions
Corrections Issues and Practices
Issues Spanning the Justice System: Administrative Challenges and Practices
Ethical Considerations
Rights of Criminal Justice Employees
Special Challenges: Discipline, Labor Relations, and Liability
Financial Administration
Technologies Now and for the Future
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