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With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 6e puts you in the center of real-world CJ action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct book uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. An expanded emphasis on careers illustrates the many opportunities available in the current market.
1. Criminal Justice Today. 2. Measuring and Explaining Crime. 3. Inside Criminal Law. 4. Law Enforcement Today. 5. Challenges to Effective Policing. 6. Police and the Constitution. 7. Courts and the Quest for Justice. 8. Pretrial Procedures and The Criminal Trial. 9. Punishment and Sentencing. 10. Probation and Community Corrections. 11. Prisons and Jails. 12. Life Behind Bars. 13. Juvenile Justice. 14. Homeland Security and Cyber Crime.