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CJ in the USA: An Introduction to Criminal Justice, 2nd Edition

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Author: Shel Silver with contributions by Daniel Byram, Julie Gibson and Karl Johnson © 2014
ISBN: 978-1-938087-07-3
Page Count: 303
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What is the criminal justice industry? Is it the police department? Private investigators? Crime or crime lab technicians? Prosecutors, defense counsel, judge and jury? Lawyers? Prison guards and prison administrators? Parole officers?

Few professions provide the excitement, challenge, drama, scientific intrigue, use of cutting edge technology, and benefit to society than those that are a part of the criminal justice industry. What is the criminal justice industry? Is it the police department? Private investigators? Crime or crime lab technicians? Prosecutors, defense counsel, judge and jury? Lawyers? Prison guards and prison administrators? Parole officers? The short answer is that it’s all these people, professions, and organizations, and many more not listed here. These professionals and their effective functioning make it possible for us to live in a safe and lawful society.

Table of Contents

Module 1: The Criminal Justice System 1
Module 2: The Law 26
Module 3: The Police 62
Module 4: The Courts 94
Module 5: Corrections 138
Module 6: Juvenile Justice System 164
Module 7: Private Security & Risk Management 184
Module 8: Homeland Security & Terrorism 208
Module 9: Drugs 238
Module 10: Computers and Crime 269

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