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Different Crimes, Different Criminals: Understanding, Treating and Preventing Criminal Behavior

by Doris Layton MacKenzie, Wendy Tobie Povitsky Stickle & Summer Acevedo

This book focuses on the importance of incorporating both sociological and psychological viewpoints in the understanding of criminal behavior. It identifies and explains emerging criminal offenders within the...


Developments in Handwriting and Signature Identification in the Digital Age

by Heidi Harralson & Larry Miller

The examination of handwriting and signatures has a long and established history as a forensic discipline. With the advancement of technology in the use of digital tablets for signature capture, changes in handwriting...


Family Violence and Criminal Justice: A Life-Course Approach

by Brian Payne & Randy Gainey

Exploring Corrections in America provides a thorough introduction to the topic of corrections in America. In addition to providing complete coverage of the history and structure of corrections, it offers a balanced...


Evaluating Police Tactics: An Empirical Assessment of Room Entry Techniques

by Pete Blair & M. Hunter Martaindale

Introducing the fundamentals of ethical theory, this text exposes the reader to the ways and means of making moral judgments by covering the teachings of the great philosophers, sources of criminal justice ethics,...


Forensic Investigation of Sex Crimes and Sexual Offenders

by L. Christine Rush Burkey, Tusty ten Bensel & Jeffery Walker

Forensic Evidence: Investigation to Courtroom introduces criminal justice students to forensic science. This textbook assumes no previous exposure to the disciplines and focuses on what criminal justice students...


Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice

by Alana Van Gundy & Victor Kappeler

The historical context of family violence is explored, as well as the various forms of violence, their prevalence in specific stages of life, and responses to it made by the criminal justice system and other...


Homegrown Violent Extremism

by Erroll Southers

In the country's changing threat environment, homegrown violent extremism (HVE) represents the next challenge in counterterrorism. Security and public policy expert Erroll Southers examines post-9/11 HVE - what...


History of Criminal Justice

by Mark Jones & Peter Johnstone

Covering criminal justice history on a cross-national basis, this book surveys criminal justice in Western civilization and American life chronologically from ancient times to the present. It is an introduction...


Implementing a Gender-Based Arts Program for Juvenile Offenders

by Jill Rosenbaum & Shelley Spivack

Studies have shown that arts-based programming in juvenile detention settings can be an effective tool in rehabilitating and reintegrating youth who have come into contact with the juvenile justice system. Implementing...


Imagining Justice

by John Crank

Imagining Justice seeks to move away from normative thinking about justice, particularly in the area of justice education, suggesting that what is needed today is a way to think about the enterprise of justice...


Justice, Crime, and Ethics

by Michael Braswell, Belinda R Mccarthy & Bernard McCarthy

Justice, Crime, and Ethics, a leading textbook in criminal justice programs, examines ethical dilemmas pertaining to the administration of criminal justice and professional activities in the field. Comprehensive...


Interviewing and Interrogation for Law Enforcement

by John Hess

Easy-to-read and practical, this text uses a survey approach and numerous examples to illustrate interviewing skills and techniques. Using his years of experience as an instructor at the FBI Academy, the author...


Organized Crime in Our Times

by Jay S Albanese

Organized Crime provides readers with a clear understanding of organized crime, including its definition and causes, how it is categorized under the law, models to explain its persistence, and the criminal justice...


Lessons of Criminology

by Gilbert Geis & Mary Dodge

Presents the stories, musings, advice and conclusions of well-known criminologists about their research and their careers. Provides readers with suggestions about how to manage their professional lives. Contributors...


Policing in America

by Larry Gaines & Victor Kappeler

In the field of law enforcement in the United States, it is essential to know the contemporary problems being faced and combine that knowledge with empirical research and theoretical reasoning to arrive at best...


Police Problem Solving

by Quint Thurman & J. Jamieson

Offering a balanced approach to problem-solving issues in a complex and changing world, this book focuses specifically on the subject of problem solving in policing. Featured selections include chapters on domestic...


Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice

by Gennaro F. Vito & George E Higgins

Practical Program Evaluation for Criminal Justice shows readers how to apply the principles of fiscal responsibility, accountability, and evidence-based practice to criminal justice reform plans. Unlike other...


Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains

by Marzena Mulawka & Larry Miller

Fingerprint identification is the most efficient, rapid, and cost-effective forensic identification modality. Postmortem Fingerprinting and Unidentified Human Remains is a consolidated and thorough guide to...


Pursuing Justice: Traditional and Contemporary Issues in Our Communities and the World

by Ralph Weisheit & Frank Morn

Pursuing Justice, Second Edition, examines the issue of justice by considering the origins of the idea, formal systems of justice, current global issues of justice, and ways in which justice might be achieved...


Professional Misconduct Against Juveniles in Correctional Treatment Settings

by Lee Michael Johnson, Joycelyn Pollock & Michael Braswell

A significant barrier to successful juvenile intervention is misconduct committed against juveniles by the persons employed to help them. Professional Misconduct with Juveniles explores the nature of employee-on-youth...