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Introduction to Criminal Justice Practice and Process

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ISBN-10: 1483307352

ISBN-13: 9781483307350

Edition: 2015

Authors: Kenneth J. Peak

List price: $120.00
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Introduction to Criminal Justice offers a contemporary and applied approach to understanding the criminal justice system. Written by acclaimed author Kenneth J. Peak, whose experience covers various policing and administration roles in criminal justice, this comprehensive, reader-friendly text introduces students to the subject and importance of criminal justice, as well as the important trends, emerging issues, historical backgrounds, and practical lessons to apply in their careers. Students will learn about core topics in criminal justice-including policing, corrections, criminal behavior, and criminal law and courts, as well as special topics such as juvenile justice, terrorism, gangs,…    
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Book details

List price: $120.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 2.332
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…