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Police Photography

by Larry Miller, Larry S. Miller & Norman Marin

Quality photographs of evidence can communicate details about crime scenes that otherwise may go unnoticed, making skilled forensic photographers invaluable assets to modern police departments. For those seeking...


Controversies in Critical Criminology

by Martin Schwartz & Suzanne E. Hatty

These original essays introduce students to the complex and influential field of critical criminology. It presents many of the theories of critical criminology - Marxist, Feminist, Left Realist, Postmodern,...


Controversies in Criminal Justice Research

by Richard Tewksbury & Elizabeth Ehrhardt Mustaine

This book of original essays presents students with challenging looks at some of the most basic, and sometimes most difficult, decisions faced by criminal justice researchers. Each chapter presents an overview...


Controversies in Victimology

by Laura Moriarty

Controversies in Victimology features original works of noted scholars and practitioners, aiming to shed light on the debates over, the media attention on, and the psychology behind victimization. This book...


Controversies in Policing

by Quint Thurman & Andrew Giacomazzi

This book of original essays presents controversial topics, then encourages the readers to consider what they think ought to be done. The selections identify several of the existing issues in policing about...


Corporate Crime Under Attack: The Fight to Criminalize Business Violence

by Francis T Cullen, Gray Cavender & William Maakestad

In exploring the criminalization of corporations, this book uses the landmark "Ford Pinto case" as a centerpiece for exploring corporate violence and the long effort to bring such harm within the reach of the...


Corrections, Peacemaking and Restorative Justice: Transforming Individuals and Institutions

by Michael Braswell & John Fuller

This book views peacemaking as a broad, encompassing process that is expressed in many different shapes and forms. It blends ancient-wisdom traditions, peacemaking criminology, and restorative justice principles...


Criminal Justice Procedure

by Stacy Moak & Ronald Carlson

Criminal Justice Procedure gives clear guidance on the most common questions faced by today's law enforcement, offering fresh look at 21st century pre-trial protocol. Unlike other case books, this newly revised...


Crime Control, Politics and Policy

by Peter J. Benekos & Alida V Merlo

This book reviews concepts, information and points of view that help to explain the context and constraints of the criminal justice system. The chapters summarize developments in public policy and crime control,...


DeathQuest: An Introduction to the Theory and Practice of Capital Punishment in the United States

by Robert M. Bohm

This fourth edition of the first true textbook on the death penalty engages the reader with a full account of the arguments and issues surrounding capital punishment. The book begins with the history of the...


Cybercrime: Investigating High-Technology Computer Crime

by Robert Moore

This innovative text provides an excellent introduction to technology-assisted crime and the basics of investigating such crime, from the criminal justice perspective. It presents clear, concise explanations...


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

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...


Evaluating Police Tactics: An Empirical Assessment of Room Entry Techniques

by Pete Blair & M. Hunter Martaindale

The approach that should be used by law enforcement officers in order to safely and effectively enter a room is a point of contention among many police trainers. Based on five experiments conducted over a two-year...


Forensic Investigation of Sex Crimes and Sexual Offenders

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

The investigation of sex crimes is a specific function for many law enforcement agencies, requiring an understanding of how to investigate, process crime scenes, interact with victims and offenders, and prepare...


Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice

by Alana Van Gundy & Victor Kappeler

Feminist Theory, Crime, and Social Justice offers an insightful look at the primarily masculine-driven perspective on crime and justice through the lens of feminist theory. This first installment in the Theoretical...


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...