Introduction to Criminal Justice, 6th Edition

By Robert D. Pursley

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Nov 1, 1993

Table of Contents

I. GENERAL FOUNDATIONS.

 1. An Overview of the Criminal Justice Systems: Goals, Components, Operations and Issues.

 2. System Costs, Criminal Law, Crime and Offense Characteristics.

 3. Crime in America: Issues, Trends, Measurement and Victimization.

II. LAW ENFORCEMENT.

 4. Local, State and Federal Law Enforcement Agencies.

 5. The Police Role and Operations.

 6. Law Enforcement: Issues and Trends.

III. THE COURT.

 7. The Development, Role and Structure of America's Courts.

 8. Major Actors in the Courtroom.

 9. Going to Trial: Pre-Trial and Post-Trial Process.

10. Courts: Issues and Trends.

IV. CORRECTIONS.

11. Corrections: Historical Perspective.

12. America's Jail System.

13. Prison Systems and Programs.

14. Probation, Intermediate Sanctions and Parole.

15. Corrections: Issues and Trends.

V. JUVENILE JUSTICE.

16. The Juvenile Justice System. Epilogue: Social Change and Crime.

Appendices.

Index.

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