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Forensic Science 3rd Edition

With popular television programs, movies, and books about criminal justice and crime scene investigation, students often have a passion for exploring forensic science. Now that excitement can be guided into valuable learning experiences with the help of Forensic Science: Fundamentals & Investigations, 3e. This dynamic, visually powerful text has been carefully crafted to ensure solid scientific content and an approach that delivers precisely what is needed for high school courses. Now an established best-seller, Forensic Science: Fundamentals & Investigations offers a truly experiential approach that engages students in active learning and emphasizes the application of integrated science. Student materials combine math, chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science with content aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Capstone projects integrate the concepts learned throughout the text. Comprehensive, time-saving teacher support and lab activities deliver exactly what is needed to ensure that students receive a solid, integrated science education that keeps readers engaged at all learning levels. Supported by MindTap with an eBook, online assessments, Interactive Labs, and Virtual Labs, students learn content and practice skills like real forensic scientists. Read More

Anthony J. Bertino| Patricia Bertino

©2021

Crime Victims 10th Edition

Learn about victimology from a true classic text in the field. CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY, Tenth Edition offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology available today. The author examines the victims' plight, carefully placing statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey in context. At the same time, he "humanizes" victims' stories through compelling case studies. The text systematically investigates how victims are currently handled by the criminal justice system, analyzes the goals of the victims' rights movement, and discusses what the future is likely to hold. In this up-to-date edition, you'll read about the practical issues facing victims and learn about "survivorology" and "bystanderology." You'll also gain insight into the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy, and other high-profile issues. Read More

Andrew Karmen

©2020

Community-Based Corrections 12th Edition

COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 12th Edition gives you a hands-on, real-world look at the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for a career in community corrections. From probation, parole, and problem-solving courts to electronic monitoring, work release, residential facilities, and day reporting centers, numerous supervision techniques and treatment programs are explored, as are methods for working with offenders that have special needs such as mental illness and substance abuse. You'll apply your knowledge using case studies and exercises -- you'll conduct a presentence interview, write a presentence report, score a risk/needs assessment, and design a treatment plan for case supervision. Available with MindTap, the digital learning solution that powers students' mastery of key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Read More

Leanne Fiftal Alarid

©2019

Criminal Justice In Action 10th Edition

The tenth edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION places you in the center of the action and helps you excel in your criminal justice course. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key concepts, and have opportunities to provide your own opinions on the most pressing and controversial issues in the field. Chapter material makes sense, thanks to straight-from-the-headlines vignettes that show the relevance of upcoming discussions. Choosing what's important to remember is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter. And to gear you up for a rewarding career, each chapter includes advice from a criminal justice professional and a practical guide to researching potential CJ careers online. Read More

Larry K. Gaines| Roger LeRoy Miller

©2019

America's Courts And The Criminal Justice System 13th Edition

Open this book and step into America's court system! With Neubauer and Fradella's best-selling text, you'll get an inside view of the experiences of a judge, a prosecutor, a defense attorney, and more. This fascinating and well-researched text gives you a realistic sense of being in the courthouse, enabling you to quickly grasp what it's like to work in and be a part of the American criminal justice system. The book's approach, which focuses on the courthouse "players," makes it easy to understand each person's important role in bringing a case through the court process. Throughout, the authors highlight not only the pivotal role of the criminal courts but also the court's importance and impact on society as a whole. Read More

David W. Neubauer| Henry F. Fradella

©2019

Criminology 7th Edition

Concise, current and affordable, CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, 7th Edition, delivers cutting-edge coverage in an easy-reading paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of Criminology, its most current research and fascinating examples that help you understand criminological theory. Details on the crimes of real-life people illustrate concepts, and unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues enables you to form your own opinions. You'll get the latest insights into political crime; terrorism (e.g. ISIS); white-collar, blue-collar and green-collar crime; cybercrime; transnational crime (e.g. human trafficking) and many other topics. And features such as "Thinking Like a Criminologist" role plays and "Connections" to the big picture help you do your best in the course. Read More

Larry J. Siegel

©2019

Essentials Of Criminal Justice 11th Edition

Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 11th Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, integrated learning objectives, and unique myth-busting theme, this eye-opening text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond. The accompanying MindTap digital resource guides you through your course and includes video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and chapter quizzes with feedback to help you prepare for exams. Read More

Larry J. Siegel| John L. Worrall

©2019

American Corrections 12th Edition

Explore the American corrections system from the perspective of both the corrections worker and the accused person in AMERICAN CORRECTIONS, 12th Edition. You'll learn about institutional and community sanctions, aided by high-profile corrections cases taken from recent headlines to reinforce important theories. The authors "tell it like it is" with thought-provoking, unbiased examinations of such topics as assisting felons during the re-entry process, reducing recidivism, the death penalty and surveillance. You'll also get a frontline view of careers in the corrections field. Read More

Todd R. Clear| Michael D. Reisig| George F. Cole

©2019

The American System Of Criminal Justice 16th Edition

Discover the challenge of pursuing justice in our society and learn about the role we as individuals play in the criminal justice system. This classic best seller examines criminal justice across several disciplines, presenting elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. Broad coverage of the facts, an interesting writing style, and compelling examples of current events make THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, now in its 16th Edition, one of the best and most popular texts on the criminal justice system available. Read More

George F. Cole| Christopher E. Smith| Christina DeJong

©2019

CJ (With Mindtap, 1 Term (6 Months) Printed Access Card) 5th Edition

Learn Criminal Justice YOUR Way with CJ! CJ’s easy-reference, paperback textbook presents course content through visually-engaging chapters as well as Chapter Review Cards that consolidate the best review material into a ready-made study tool. With the textbook or on its own, CJ with MindTap allows you to learn on your terms. Read or listen to textbooks and study with the aid of instructor notifications, flashcards and practice quizzes. Track your scores and stay motivated toward your goals. Whether you have more work to do or are ahead of the curve, you’ll know where you need to focus your efforts. And the MindTap Green Dot will charge your confidence along the way. When it’s time to study, everything you’ve flagged or noted can be gathered into a guide you can organize. Read More

Larry K. Gaines| Roger LeRoy Miller

©2019

An Introduction To Policing 9th Edition

Discover the challenges, excitement and rewards of law enforcement today with Dempsey, Forst, and Carter's AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 9th Edition. Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive first-hand experience in all areas of policing, this book is an essential read for you or anyone you know who is considering a career in law enforcement. You'll get insight into the Black Lives Matter movement, questionable police shootings of civilians and ambush shootings of police officers, strained police-community relations, the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, recent terrorism incidents, Specialized Policing Responses to homeless individuals, advances in policing technology and other current issues. You'll also find the latest research as well as up-to-date applications, statistics, court cases and information on law enforcement careers. Read More

John S. Dempsey| Linda S. Forst| Steven B. Carter

©2019

Ethical Dilemmas And Decisions In Criminal Justice 10th Edition

Develop the ethical decision-making skills that are essential in the field of criminal justice with the help of ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 10th Edition. Packed with current, real-world examples, the text covers ethics as it relates to the police, the courts and corrections. You'll learn about the principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision making and gain insight into the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice--the Black Lives Matter movement and the Ferguson effect, DOJ consent decrees, the militarization of the police, sanctuary cities, prosecutorial misconduct, the misuse of power and more. Exercises, cases and practical scenarios illustrate the significance of ethics in the criminal justice arena. Whatever your criminal justice career plans, this book prepares you to deal effectively with ethical challenges on the job. Read More

Joycelyn M. Pollock

©2019

Juvenile Delinquency 13th Edition

Unrivaled in its current coverage of topics, the thirteenth edition of best-selling JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND LAW provides you with timely coverage of theory, policy, and the latest research. Praised for its balanced approach and for the authors' engaging writing style, this text will help you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. You'll learn about emerging types of gang activities, DNA evidence in juvenile court, school-based delinquency prevention, and many others timely issues. Read More

Larry J. Siegel| Brandon C. Welsh

©2018

Criminal Justice In Action 9th Edition

With gripping photos, an engaging magazine-like format, and riveting examples straight from today's headlines, CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION: THE CORE, 9th Edition puts you right in the center of the action. Providing just the right depth of coverage, this succinct text uses vivid cases and current events to demonstrate the core principles of the American justice system at work. It reflects the latest trends, practices, and developments in the field. Integrated learning objectives guide your study efforts, self-assessment tools allow you to check your understanding, and practical coverage of careers illustrates the many opportunities available to you in today's criminal justice workplace environment. Read More

Larry K. Gaines| Roger LeRoy Miller

©2018

Criminal Law 13th Edition

Equipping you with a solid understanding of legal topics, Gardner and Anderson's CRIMINAL LAW, 13th Edition, delivers comprehensive coverage of the major components of substantive criminal law in a remarkably reader-friendly presentation. A student favorite for more than 30 years, the text uses a more narrative, descriptive approach -- with fewer lengthy cases -- to expose you to the language of the law without bogging you down in legalese. You'll find compelling coverage of the issues and principles driving American criminal justice today, with a presentation that combines current concerns and cases with an accessible writing style and study system to help you build a practical understanding of complex legal topics. Read More

Thomas J. Gardner| Terry M. Anderson

©2018

Constitutional Law And The Criminal Justice System 7th Edition

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM, 7th Edition, equips you with a solid understanding of our complex Constitution and criminal justice system. The text avoids confusing "legalese," focusing instead on real-life examples to illustrate the material. More than 200 succinct, summarized cases written in plain English introduce you to the most influential and significant cases. You'll learn about the Fourth and Fifth Amendments, exploring their application to issues relevant to criminal justice: reasonable search and seizure, double jeopardy, and testifying against oneself. The seventh edition also includes expanded discussions of the First and Second Amendments as well as cutting-edge coverage of such high-profile topics as immigration, terrorism and homeland security, electronic surveillance and the use of drones, use of force, searches of cell phones and other digital evidence, and many others. Read More

J. Scott Harr| Kären M. Hess| Christine H. Orthmann| Jonathon Kingsbury

©2018

Criminal Procedure 10th Edition

This straightforward introduction to criminal procedure combines case excerpts with clear, detailed legal discussion and analysis to equip you with a solid understanding of the field. Widely acclaimed author Dr. Joel Samaha is known for his ability to help readers grasp the complexities of law by clearly and carefully presenting all sides of an issue. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE covers the whole criminal process -- from crime prevention and investigation by law enforcement to court procedures before trial to sentencing and review by appeals courts. You'll read about criminal procedure in the digital age, law enforcement crowd control and the First Amendment, police body cams and citizen smartphone videos of police encounters, and trial judge review of search warrant applications based on digital sources such as smartphones. Other topics include the political nature of the U.S. Supreme Court and developments in forensic evidence acquisition, enhanced interrogation, and immigration law. Read More

Joel Samaha

©2018

Introduction To Criminal Justice 16th Edition

Engaging, visually dynamic, and packed with vivid illustrations, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Sixteenth Edition, gives you an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems while equipping you with a solid understanding of criminal justice concepts. With its balanced and objective presentation, to-the-point writing style, and interactive online tools, the text effectively guides you through the intricate workings of the processes of justice as well as key policy issues. In addition, an emphasis on today's career options -- including insight from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs -- prepares you for success beyond the classroom. Read More

Larry J. Siegel| John L. Worrall

©2018

Corrections Today 4th Edition

Get a frontline look at the field of corrections with CORRECTIONS TODAY, 4th Edition. This briefer, visual, paperback alternative to hardback Introduction to Corrections texts is ideal for readers who are interested in real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of students -- perhaps like you -- who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to be promoted or switch job paths. Updated with new professional profiles and insightful coverage of restorative justice, special offender populations, the use of private prisons, and many other timely topics, the fourth edition offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. Read More

Larry J. Siegel

©2018

Community Policing 8th Edition

With a strong focus on problem solving and community-police partnerships, this comprehensive text provides a practical, up-to-date guide to effective community policing. After an introduction to the history and philosophy of the movement that has profoundly shaped modern police operations, the authors emphasize practical strategies and essential skills to help readers apply effective, real-world problem solving within their communities. In light of recent high-profile deadly force incidents that have strained the relationships between the community and the police, the eighth edition taps into the recommendations in the Final Report of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing and its call for a renewed emphasis on community policing to strengthen public trust and build police legitimacy. And the MindTap that accompanies this text helps you master techniques and key concepts while engaging you with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Read More

Linda S. Miller| Kären M. Hess| Christine H. Orthmann

©2018

Introduction To Law Enforcement And Criminal Justice 12th Edition

This comprehensive and practical book covers law enforcement and the criminal justice system as a whole (including courts, corrections, and juvenile justice) in one easy-to-understand volume. You'll find a realistic and relevant "boots on the street" perspective, real world examples in every chapter, and up-to-date information on a wide range of today's hottest topics. You'll learn about the ways technology is changing the day-to-day operations of policing and police interaction with the public; the recommendations of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing, including the need to improve trust and legitimacy with the public and a shift away from the warrior mentality to a guardian mindset; the law enforcement response to new terrorism threats such as ISIS and homegrown violent extremists; drones and other new surveillance techniques; and more. Read More

Kären Matison Hess| Christine Hess Orthmann| Henry Lim Cho

©2018

Research Methods For Criminal Justice And Criminology 8th Edition

Featuring real-world examples and comprehensive coverage of qualitative methods, the market-leading RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY combines the scholarship, accuracy, and conversational tone of Earl Babbie's best-selling THE PRACTICE OF SOCIAL RESEARCH with Mike Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. Providing the most comprehensive, authoritative introduction to criminal justice research available today -- and enhanced by new examples (e.g., cannabis cultivation, violence prevention), research, applications, and built-in study tools -- the eighth edition continues its focus on engaging readers like you in DOING research. Read More

Michael G. Maxfield| Earl R. Babbie

©2018

The Color Of Justice 6th Edition

What role does race play in the justice system? In THE COLOR OF JUSTICE: RACE, ETHNICITY, AND CRIME IN AMERICA, Sixth Edition, you'll read a data-driven and balanced account of criminal behavior patterns, victimization, immigration and crime, drug use, police practices, court processing and sentencing, executions under the death penalty, and the prison system. You'll examine all the angles, from gender to economic status to race and age as you uncover the truth about the criminal justice system. Get informed on this important issue with this enlightening text. Read More

Samuel Walker| Cassia C. Spohn| Miriam DeLone

©2018

Criminology 13th Edition

The bestselling text on the market and now in its thirteenth edition, CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, PATTERNS, AND TYPOLOGIES, delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory and crime typologies available -- showing you how criminology relates to criminal justice policy. Renowned for his unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies, Dr. Siegel encourages you to weigh the evidence and form your own conclusions. The text includes cutting-edge seminal research, up-to-the-minute policy, hundreds of new references, and new material on the legalization of marijuana, ISIL and terrorism, mass shootings, cybercrime, green crime, and transnational crime. It also maximizes your study efforts through chapter objectives, end-of-chapter reviews, key concepts, concepts summary tables, and newsworthy examples that help you see how what you are learning applies in the real world, thereby equipping you with the tools you need to succeed. Read More

Larry J. Siegel

©2018

Drug Use And Abuse 9th Edition

Whether you are taking this course as a part of a biology, counseling, history, political science, sociology, criminal justice, or any other area of study, this book is going to be of interest and benefit to you. DRUG USE AND ABUSE: A COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTION, 9th Edition, is packed with the latest data and research spanning all aspects of drug and alcohol use and misuse. It's easy to read, and includes a glossary to help you comprehend potentially confusing terminology. Each chapter begins with objectives to focus your reading, and ends with an extensive summary to simplify study and review. Margin notes highlight critical issues, and poignant images complement the text discussions. Read More

Howard Abadinsky

©2018

Criminal Justice In America 9th Edition

CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Ninth Edition, lets you experience the real-world excitement of this dynamic field while helping you to excel in your course with the support of proven, integrated study tools. In this engaging, reader-friendly text, you'll read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll also learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in the criminal justice system and explore the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice today -- and shaping its future. Through contemporary examples, such as the Black Lives Matter movement, efforts to reform sentencing and reduce prison populations, and the impact of new technologies, this book highlights societal developments that pose new challenges for criminal justice professionals. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps you practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging you with video cases, career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Read More

George F. Cole| Christopher E. Smith| Christina DeJong

©2018

Community Based Corrections 11th Edition

From probation, parole, and electronic monitoring to house arrest, residential facilities, and fines, numerous supervision techniques and treatment programs constitute alternatives to incarceration -- and are designed to meet the level of risk and needs of each individual. Objective, comprehensive, and up-to-date, COMMUNITY-BASED CORRECTIONS, 11th Edition introduces you to the theory, procedures, evidence-based practices, and personnel involved in community-based corrections. Coverage of theories related to community correctional goals includes discussion of specific deterrence; rehabilitation through risk, needs, and responsivity; and restorative justice; as well as examples of their application. Input from professionals gives you invaluable insight into real-world practice. The MindTap that accompanies this text guides you through your course and includes video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and interactive labs that allow you to explore investigative techniques. Read More

Leanne Fiftal Alarid

©2017

Terrorism And Homeland Security 9th Edition

Packed with engrossing examples and the most cutting-edge coverage available, best-selling TERRORISM AND HOMELAND SECURITY provides a theoretical and conceptual framework that enables you to understand how terrorism arises and how it functions. Acclaimed national terrorism expert Jonathan R. White discusses the theories of the world's best terrorist analysts, while focusing on the domestic and international threat of terrorism and basic security issues. You'll learn about the essential historical background on the phenomenon of terrorism and the roots of contemporary conflicts, current conflicts shaping the world stage, emerging groups (i.e., Boko Haram, Ansaru, and ISIS), and theoretical and concrete information about Homeland Security organizations. Each chapter also contains a new analysis of probable future trends in terrorism and security. The analysis of homeland security also discusses controversies surrounding human rights and protecting civil liberties. What’s more, the MindTap that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Read More

Jonathan R. White

©2017

Criminal Law 12th Edition

Clear and easy to understand, Joel Samaha's best-selling text helps you apply criminal law's enduring foundations and principles to fascinating, current court cases and specific crimes. With a blend of case excerpts and author commentary, the author guides you as you sharpen your critical thinking and legal analysis skills. As you progress through the book, you'll learn about the general principles of criminal liability and its defenses, as well as the elements of crimes against persons, property, society, and the state. You'll also see these principles at work in the cases and crimes that illustrate them. Featuring the latest topics and court cases, real-world illustrations, and study tools to maximize your course success (including MindTap), CRIMINAL LAW, 12th Edition will serve as a valuable reference long after you graduate. In fact, former users report that this is the only book they keep, and those who go on to law school say that it helps them in their criminal law course. Read More

Joel Samaha

©2017

American Corrections In Brief 3rd Edition

A condensed but equally compelling version of the best-selling corrections book on the market, AMERICAN CORRECTIONS IN BRIEF, 3rd Edition, introduces you to the dynamics of corrections in a way that captures your interest and encourages you to enter the field. Complete with valuable career-based material, insightful guest speakers who share their frontline perspectives, illuminating real-world cases, and uniquely even-handed treatment of institutional and community sanctions, the text examines the U.S. correctional system from the perspectives of both the corrections worker and the offender, providing you with a well-rounded, balanced introduction to corrections. Read More

Todd R. Clear| Michael D. Reisig| Carolyn Petrosino| George F. Cole

©2017

The American System Of Criminal Justice 15th Edition

Discover the challenge of pursuing justice in our society and identify the role we as individuals play in the criminal justice system. This classic best seller examines criminal justice across several disciplines, presenting elements from criminology, sociology, law, history, psychology, and political science. Broad coverage of the facts, an interesting writing style, and compelling delivery of current events make THE AMERICAN SYSTEM OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, now in its 15th Edition, one of the best and most popular texts on the criminal justice system available. Read More

George F. Cole| Christopher E. Smith| Christina DeJong

©2017

Criminology 6th Edition

Concise, current, and affordable, CRIMINOLOGY: THE CORE, Sixth Edition, delivers cutting-edge coverage in a succinct, easy-reading paperback. Author Larry Siegel guides you through the fast-paced field of criminology, its most current research, and fascinating examples that help you truly understand criminological theory. The text details the crimes of real-life people to illustrate specific criminology theories. Highlighting the interdisciplinary nature of the field, it also offers unbiased coverage of even the most controversial issues -- enabling you to form your own opinions. This edition includes the latest insights into political crime; terrorism (e.g. ISIS, lone wolves); white-collar, blue-collar, and green-collar crime; cyber crime; transnational crime (e.g. sex trafficking); and many other topics. In addition, the text is packed with resources like "Thinking Like a Criminologist" role-plays and "Connections" to the big picture to help you maximize your course success. Read More

Larry J. Siegel

©2017

Juvenile Delinquency 6th Edition

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY: THE CORE, 6th Edition delivers cutting-edge coverage of essential theory, policy, and the latest research in one value-priced, reader-friendly paperback. Renowned for its balanced approach and engaging writing style, this brief book helps you understand the nature of delinquency and its causes, as well as current strategies being used to control or eliminate its occurrence. The MindTap online learning experience available with this text guides you through your course and includes video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and a variety of tools and apps. Read More

Larry J. Siegel| Brandon C. Welsh

©2017

Organized Crime 11th Edition

ORGANIZED CRIME examines how criminal groups are organized; the widening of their business activities; and the statutes, agencies, and techniques used to combat organized crime. Updated throughout, the eleventh edition reflects the decline of the American Mafia, its importance dwindling as new criminal organizations emerge. The text also explains how criminal organizations operating on a global scale have become more sophisticated and more threatening, and examines additional crime groups that have been added to the pantheon we refer to as organized crime. Read More

Howard Abadinsky

©2017

Essentials Of Criminal Justice 10th Edition

Are you an unsuspecting "victim" of the "CSI effect"? Master the ins and outs of the criminal justice system and succeed in your course with ESSENTIALS OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Tenth Edition. With its cutting-edge high-profile cases, detailed career information and resources, integrated learning objectives, and unique myth-busting theme, this eye-opening text and its supporting resources will help you excel in this course and beyond. The MindTap that accompanies this text guides you through your course and includes video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and interactive labs that allow you to explore investigative techniques. Read More

Larry J. Siegel| John L. Worrall

©2017

Criminal Procedure 10th Edition

Packed with examples from real-world situations faced by today's law enforcement professionals, CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: LAW AND PRACTICE, 10th Edition gives you a practical and authoritative look at the most current guidelines in criminal procedure. Comprehensive and accurate without bogging you down in unnecessary details, the text includes cutting-edge coverage of the law as it relates to arrests, searches and seizures, vehicle stops, use of force, interrogations, and line-ups. It also discusses current topics such as racial profiling, DNA evidence, plea bargaining, seizures of text/email messages, and many others. Interesting case briefs, sample police forms, hypothetical cases, and coverage of the most recent Supreme Court rulings keep the text as relevant as ever. Its clear, reader-friendly presentation makes law enforcement concepts easy to understand and apply. Read More

Rolando V. del Carmen| Craig Hemmens| Craig Hemmens

©2017

Criminal Investigation 11th Edition

Easy to read and well-organized, CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION, 11th Edition delivers a practical, field-based approach to the modern investigative principles and practices you need to succeed in criminal justice. Demonstrating techniques and their many applications, the book introduces long-standing tools, practices, and policies alongside the latest innovations in technology and science to give you a broad perspective of criminal investigations today. Topics covered include D.N.A. science, terrorism and homeland security, cybercrime, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, ethics, and many others. Examples and case citations show how investigations affect the world around you. The MindTap that accompanies this text guides you through your course and includes video cases, career scenarios, visual summaries, and interactive labs that allow you to explore investigative techniques. Read More

Kären M. Hess| Christine Hess Orthmann| Henry Lim Cho

©2017

Ethical Dilemmas And Decisions In Criminal Justice 9th Edition

Develop the ethical decision-making skills that are essential in the field of criminal justice with the help of ETHICAL DILEMMAS AND DECISIONS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, 9th Edition. Packed with current, real-world examples, the text offers comprehensive coverage of ethics across all three arms of the criminal justice system: the police, the courts, and corrections. It combines coverage of the philosophical principles and theories that are the foundation of ethical decision-making with the latest challenges and issues in criminal justice -- militarization of the police, mass imprisonment, wrongful convictions, the misuse of power by public servants, and more. Hands-on exercises, real-life cases, and practical scenarios illustrate the significance of ethics in today's criminal justice arena. Whether you plan to work in the field of policing, courts, or corrections, this book delivers the information and tools you need to deal effectively with ethical challenges on the job. Read More

Joycelyn M. Pollock

©2017

Criminal Justice In Action 9th Edition

The Ninth Edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION places you in the center of the action and helps you excel in your criminal justice course. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key concepts, and read about the many exciting new career opportunities that the field now offers. Chapter material will make sense, thanks to straight-from-the-headlines vignettes that show the relevance of upcoming discussions. Choosing what's important to remember is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter as well as in the book's supplementary items. Read More

Larry K. Gaines| Roger LeRoy Miller

©2017

Criminal Evidence 9th Edition

What makes evidence admissible or inadmissible in court? You'll know the answer once you read CRIMINAL EVIDENCE: PRINCIPLES AND CASES, 9th Edition. Whatever your future career in the justice system, you can count on this book to outline all you need to know about criminal evidence and its use. Packed with stories and cases as well as the most up-to-date legal information available, it's the most relevant and engaging resource of its kind. Read More

Thomas J. Gardner| Terry M. Anderson

©2016

Forensic Science 2nd Edition

With today's popular television programs about criminal justice and crime scene investigation and the surge of detective movies and books, students often have a passion for exploring forensic science. Now you can guide that excitement into a profitable learning experience with the help of the innovative, new FORENSIC SCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND INVESTIGATIONS, 2E. This dynamic, visually powerful text has been carefully crafted to ensure solid scientific content and an approach that delivers precisely what you need for your high school course. Now an established best-seller, FORENSIC SCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND INVESTIGATIONS, 2E offers a truly experiential approach that engages students in active learning and emphasizes the application of integrated science in your course. Student materials combine math, chemistry, biology, physics, and earth science with content aligned to the National Science Education Standards, clearly identified by icons. This book balances extensive scientific concepts with hands-on classroom and lab activities, readings, intriguing case studies, and chapter-opening scenarios. The book's exclusive Gale Forensic Science eCollection™ database provides instant access to hundreds of journals and Internet resources that spark the interest of today's high school students. The new edition includes one new chapter on entomology and new capstone projects that integrate the concepts learned throughout the text. Comprehensive, time-saving teacher support and lab activities deliver exactly what you need to ensure that students receive a solid, integrated science education that keeps readers at all learning levels enthused about science. FORENSIC SCIENCE: FUNDAMENTALS AND INVESTIGATIONS, 2E sets the standard in high school forensic science . . . case closed. Read More

Anthony J. Bertino| Patricia Bertino

©2016

Corrections Today 3rd Edition

Get a frontline look at the field of corrections with CORRECTIONS TODAY, 3rd Edition. This briefer, visual, paperback book is ideal for readers who are interested in real-world concepts and applications. It examines the field of corrections through the lens of readers--perhaps like you--who are giving serious thought to a career in the field or are now working in corrections while seeking an advanced degree in order to obtain a promotion or switch job paths. CORRECTIONS TODAY, 3rd Edition, offers a practical, engaging, career-focused, and authoritative introduction to corrections. Read More

Larry J. Siegel| Clemens Bartollas

©2016

Criminology 12th Edition

Bestselling CRIMINOLOGY: THEORIES, PATTERNS, AND TYPOLOGIES, now in its Twelfth Edition, delivers the most comprehensive, in-depth analysis of criminological theory and crime typologies available. This book is also unrivaled in its strong research base and currency, with detailed coverage of cybercrime, green crime, and transnational crime--three of the hottest issues in the field today. Packed with real-world illustrations, the Twelfth Edition includes cutting-edge seminal research, up-to-the-minute policy, newsworthy examples, and hundreds of new references. A proven author and authority in criminology and criminal justice, Dr. Renowned for his unbiased presentation of theories, issues, and controversies, Siegel encourages readers to weigh the evidence and form their own conclusions. Read More

Larry J. Siegel

©2016

Management And Supervision In Law Enforcement 7th Edition

MANAGEMENT AND SUPERVISION IN LAW ENFORCEMENT is a practical and straightforward book that focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they serve. The seventh edition begins with a general overview of the policing profession to provide context for later discussions of the role of managers within the field. Readers will learn about post-9/11 policing, research on the effects of 9/11, and the latest on data-driven policing, intelligence-led policing, evidence-based policing, and predictive policing. A new "Ethical Dilemma" boxed feature challenges readers to think critically about the moral issues faced by supervisors every day. This comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders, covering relevant topics ranging from the newest principles in policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today, prepares readers to become tomorrow's leaders. Read More

Kären Matison Hess| Christine Hess Orthmann| Shaun E. LaDue

©2016

Basics Of Research Methods For Criminal Justice And Criminology 4th Edition

A concise, streamlined paperback that reflects the latest developments from the field, BASICS OF RESEARCH METHODS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND CRIMINOLOGY, Fourth Edition combines a conversational writing style with Michael G. Maxfield's expertise in criminology and criminal justice. In fewer than 400 pages, this popular, student-friendly text introduces you to the core of criminal justice research using the most current, real data available. It features coverage of such key topics as ethics, causation, validity, field research, research design, and more. The Fourth Edition includes expanded coverage of qualitative research and interviewing, focus groups in criminological research, and snowball sampling, as well as additional examples of student research. Balancing coverage of both qualitative and quantitative methods, the text is packed with real-world examples, practical applications, and Internet research exercises that help you "get" the basics of research methods. Read More

Michael G. Maxfield

©2016

An Introduction To Policing 8th Edition

Discover the challenges, excitement and rewards of law enforcement today with AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 8th Edition. Written by law enforcement veterans with extensive experience in all areas of policing, this engaging, comprehensive book blends practical information with pertinent theory. The authors examine today's most current issues, policing techniques and industry trends, including homeland security, recent terrorism incidents, the controversial Secure Communities Program by DHS, Specialized Policing Responses to individuals with mental illness, advances in policing technology, and more. Readers find the latest practitioner research as well as the most current applications, statistics, court cases and information on law enforcement careers. The book presents extensive examples from small and large police departments throughout the world as well as essays from respected law enforcement practitioners who delve into crucial policing issues and challenges. AN INTRODUCTION TO POLICING, 8th Edition, is an essential read for anyone considering a career in law enforcement today. Read More

John S. Dempsey| Linda S. Forst

©2016

Crime Victims 9th Edition

Learn about victimology from a true classic text in the field. CRIME VICTIMS: AN INTRODUCTION TO VICTIMOLOGY, Ninth Edition offers the most comprehensive and balanced exploration of victimology available today. The author examines the victims' plight, carefully placing statistics from the FBI's Uniform Crime Report and Bureau of Justice Statistics National Crime Victimization Survey in context. At the same time, he "humanizes" victims' stories through compelling case studies. The text systematically investigates how victims are currently handled by the criminal justice system, analyzes the goals of the victims' rights movement, and discusses what the future is likely to hold. In this up-to-date edition, you'll read about the practical issues facing victims and learn about "survivorology" and "bystanderology." You'll also gain insight into the seriousness of intimate partner violence, child abuse, sexual assaults in the U.S. military, acquaintance rapes on college campuses, shootings on campuses, whether arming for self-protection is an effective strategy, and other high-profile issues. Read More

Andrew Karmen

©2016

Serial Murderers And Their Victims 7th Edition

This book provides an in-depth, scholarly examination of serial murderers and their victims. Supported by extensive data and research, the book profiles some of the most prominent murderers of our time, addressing the highest-profile serial killer type--the sexual predator--as well as a wide variety of other types (male, female, team, healthcare, and serial killers from outside the U.S.). Author Eric Hickey examines the lives of over 400 serial murderers, analyzing the cultural, historical, and religious factors that influence our myths and stereotypes of these individuals. He describes the biological, psychological, and sociological reasons for serial murder and discusses profiling and other law enforcement issues related to the apprehension and disposition of serial killers. Read More

Eric W. Hickey

©2016

Introduction To Criminal Justice 15th Edition

Engaging, visually dynamic, and packed with vivid illustrations, INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Fifteenth Edition, gives readers an exciting behind-the-scenes look at the workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems while equipping them with a solid understanding of criminal justice concepts. With its objective presentation and to-the-point writing style, the text effectively guides readers through the intricate workings of the processes of justice as well as key policy issues. The book also includes an emphasis on today's criminal justice careers, offering insights from numerous professionals on the rewards and realities of their jobs Read More

Larry J. Siegel| John L. Worrall

©2016

Criminal Justice In America 8th Edition

Cole, Smith, and DeJong's CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN AMERICA, Eighth Edition, lets you experience the real-world excitement of this dynamic field. In this engaging, reader-friendly book, you'll learn about new career opportunities in criminal justice and read true stories of offenders and their experiences within the system. You'll also learn about the crucial role that public policy plays in the criminal justice system and explore the hot issues that are changing the face of criminal justice today--and shaping its future. Read More

George F. Cole| Christopher E. Smith| Christina DeJong

©2016