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Callie Marie Rennison and Mary Dodge, Introduction to Criminal Justice
Introduction to Criminal Justice: Systems, Diversity, and Change offers a brief, accessible approach to Criminal Justice with comprehensive and up-to-date coverage of all aspects of the criminal justice system in 14 succinct chapters. Using four running cases that appear in each chapter, students are given real-life examples of the pathways and outcomes of criminal behavior and victimization. Designed to show the interconnectivity within the criminal justice system, each case study provides concrete examples of events, concepts, and terms. Additionally, coverage ofunique topics such as ethics, diversity, policy, gender, victimization, and white-collar crime are included throughout the text. Offered both in print and Interactive e Book editions, this text provides flexibility for different modes of instruction and appeals to students of all learning styles.
Coy H. Johnston, Careers in Criminal Justice
Careers in Criminal Justice is designed to be a valuable supplement to students considering a career in the criminal justice field. This book is designed to supplement Introduction to Criminal Justice textbooks with an emphasis on planning, pursuing, and preparing for the hiring process. This book will be concise and written in conversational tone. The format will include three main sections of planning a realistic path, selecting an appropriate career, and preparing for the hiring process. The goal of this book is to provide professors and students with a valuable resource to be used in conjunction with the traditional informational textbooks. Students will be able to peruse the relevant chapters repeatedly when they are ready to start the process of applying for various jobs. A special “guest speaker” feature will add to the strength of the content. Experts in many different fields will provide helpful information and advice for planning, pursuing, and preparing to be hired.
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About the Author
Callie Marie Rennison is the Director of Equity, and Title IX Coordinator at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. In addition, she is a full professor, and former Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs in the School of Public Affairs, University of Colorado Denver. She earned a Ph D in 1997 in political science from the University of Houston, University Park. Her areas of research interest include investigating the nature, extent, and consequences of violent victimization, with an emphasis on research methodology, quantitative analysis, and measurement. Much of this research focuses on violence against women, violence against minority groups such as African Americans and Hispanics, crime data, and victim interaction with the criminal justice system. Callie recently served on a National Academies committee examining domestic sex trafficking of minors in the United States. Her research has appeared in numerous journals, including the Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Violence and Victims, and Violence Against Women. Callie has taught a variety of graduate and undergraduate courses, including statistics, research methods, murder in America, crime and the media, and introduction to criminal justice.
Callie was awarded the School of Public Affairs Research and Creative Activities Award in 2013, the Teaching Award in 2011, and the Service Award in 2015. In 2016, she was awarded the American Society of Criminology’s Bonnie S. Fisher Victimology Career Award to recognize significant contributions in the area of Victimology over her lifetime.
Coy H. Johnston is a professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business management at the University of Phoenix and his master’s degree in community counseling from Northern Arizona University. He has been a nationally certified counselor since 2004. For more than 27 years, Johnston worked in law enforcement, specializing in sexual crimes and domestic violence. During his career, he co-organized the Mesa Police Benefit Fund, which offered financial assistance to needy employees; the Mesa Police Department RCVR program, which provided additional funds for victims of crime; the statewide domestic violence awareness committee, involving over 1,200 domestic violence professionals; and the annual statewide law enforcement domestic violence roundup. Noteworthy awards during the last decade of his career included the Distinguished Service Award of Victims of Crime from Attorney General Terry Goddard and a certificate of recognition from Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano for the law enforcement domestic violence roundup. Johnston served on the governor’s grant approval committee for STOP and Recovery grants from 2007 to 2013. Since retiring from law enforcement in 2007, he has taught psychology and criminal justice classes at University of Phoenix (AXIA), ITT Technical Institute, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Everest College, CARLOTA Police Academy, and Arizona State University. This book is his fourth official publication.