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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. (John) Peak

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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: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.332
Language: English

Ken Peak is professor and former chairman of the Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Reno, where he was named Teacher of the Year by the universityrsquo;s Honor Society. Following four years as a municipal police officer in Kansas,� he subsequently held positions as a nine-county criminal justice planner for �southeast Kansas; director of a four-state Technical Assistance Institute for the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (based at Washburn University in Topeka); director of university police at Pittsburg State University (Kansas); acting director of public safety, University of Nevada, Reno; and assistant professor of criminal justice at Wichita State…