Criminal Justice in Action

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Authors : Larry K. Gaines; Roger LeRoy Miller


672 Pages  Hardcover 

9th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2015, 2013, 2011

©2017 , Published


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As riveting and current as today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, Ninth Edition, is designed with today's busy students and instructors in mind. Concepts make sense to students, thanks to vivid straight-from-the-headlines vignettes at the beginning of every chapter and plentiful real-world e... more


CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION remains the most career-oriented text available -- with plentiful first-person accounts of criminal justice jobs to expose students to the wide range of rewarding careers available in the field. Students also learn essential facts on each career choice, including job quali... more

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All-new chapter opening vignettes help students see the relevance of chapter material and draw them into the reading. Examples include the fatal shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed African American, by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014 (Ch. 1); the repercussions of profes... more

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