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Library Materials for Criminal Justice

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Books and media on Criminal Justice can be found in the Library under the classifications HV6000 through HV9999, Criminology and Criminal Justice Administration, and KF, United States Law.  Books on Criminal Investigation are in HV8073 through HV8079, with HV8079.C65 containing books on investigation of Computer Crimes. 


For more titles, search the Library Catalog using the subject terms listed above in bold.

♦  The burglary: the discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's secret FBI / Deckle Edge
HV8144 .F43 M43 2014
The never-before-told full story of the history-changing break-in at the FBI office in Media, PA that reveals the long suspected truth- that J. Edgar Hoover had created and was operating, in violition of the U.S. constitution, his own shadow bureau. [1/20]
♦  Careers in criminal justice / Coy H. Johnson.
HV8143 .J642 2019 [3/19]
 ♦  Class race gender crime: the social realities of justice in America /
Gregg Barak / 4th ed.
HV 9950 .B34 2015
Looks at victimization, cirminal law, policing, prosecution, and punishment in the context of class, race/ethnicity, white privilege, and male privilege. [1/20]
♦  Cop in the hood: my year policing Baltimore's east side / Peter Moskos.
HV 7911 .M644 A3 2008
Insider's story of what it is really like to be a police officer on the front lines of the war on drugs. [10/19]
♦  Crime, justice, and society: an introduction to criminology / Ronald J. Berger.
HV6789 .B465 2015
Introduction to core issues of crminology with emphasis to think crtically about often-sensationalized topics. [1/20]
♦  Criminal justice / edited by Noel Merino.
KF9223 .C748 2013
Opposing viewpoints of the administration of criminal justice in the U.S. [1/20]
♦  The death penalty: what's keeping it alive? / Lyon, Andrea D.
HV8699 .U5 L96 2015
After a historical overview the book discusses the religious, moral, and political convictions that plaly a role along with media coverage. [3/20]
♦  Essential Supreme Court decisions: summaries of leading cases in US constitutional law / John R. Vile.
KF4547.4 .V55 2014
Up-to-date and historically thorough guide to the American Supreme Court's most monumental rulings available today. [1/20]
♦  Ethics and law: an introduction / W Bradley Wendel.
K123 .W46 2014
Can someone be a good person yet act in a professional role that may involve deception, procedural trickery, withholding information, and working on behalf of terrible people and institutions? This question is at the heart of ethics. [1/20]     
 Exploring and understanding careers in criminal justice / Matthew J. Sheridan. [3/20]
HV9950 .S545 2016
♦  Ghost: My thirty years as an FBI undercover agent / Michael R. McGowan.
HV8144 .F43 M39 2018 [1/20]                                     
 An introduction to policing / John S. Dempsey & Linda S. Frost / 8th ed.
HV 8139 .D46 2016
This book is about law enforcement, policing, and organizing public and private security in the U.S. by co-authors who have extensive experience in all ranks and assignments of policing. [1/20]
♦  Juvenile justice : a social, historical, and legal perspective /
Preston Elrod, R. Scott Ryder.
KF 9779 .B44 2011 [1/20]
♦  Media & criminal justice: the CSI effect / Stevens, Daniel J.
P96 .C742 U67 2011
The CSI effect illustrates how media coverage and TV programs inform publics' perception of crimnal justice. Authors explores some common misconceptions and helps the reader towards a critical analysis of what they see in media and entertainment. [1/20]
♦  Newjack: guarding Sing Sing / Ted Convor.
HV 9475 .N72 S563 2000
A former guard looks back at his rookie year in the prison as he attempts to balance human decency with the rigors of the prison system. [10/19]
♦  Orange is the new black: my year in a woman's prison / Piper Kerman.
HV9474 .F66 K47 2011
This is a look into the lives of women in prison, why we lock so many away and what happens to them when they are there. [1/20]
♦  Reducing gun violence in America : informing policy with evidence and analysis / edited by Daniel W. Webster, and Jon S. Vernick.
HV7436 .R4152 2013 [1/20]
♦  Restoring justice: an introduction to resorative justice / Daniel W. Van Ness
HV8688 .V36 2015
Offers a clear and convincing explanation of restorative justice, a movement within criminal justice- brief history, principles,a nd key issues.  [1/20]
♦  Thriving in an all-boys club: female police and their fight for equality /
Cara Ralje-Hemp.
HV 8023 .R325 3018 [1/20]


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♦  Canadian Journal of Criminology and Criminal Justice
2003 - present  [11/16]
♦  Criminal Justice Ethics (e-journal  1990 - present, 18 month delay)
Articles focusing on ethical issues in criminal justice by philosophers, criminal justice professionals, lawyers and judges and the general public on topics relating to the police, courts, corrections and issues in legal philosophy. [12/16]
♦  FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin (e-journal   1993 - present) [11/16]
♦  International Journal of Criminal Justice Sciences  (e-journal   2006 - present) [11/16]
♦  Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology  (e-journal  1981 - present) [11/16]
♦  Trends in Organized Crime (e-journal  1999- present, 1 year delay)
Provides information & analysis about organized crime that is sometimes difficult to locate & access; focusing on crime's linkage to organized agencies of the state & its affiliated agencies.  [5/18]


♦  8th Amendment : the death penalty / produced by Lumiere Productions, Inc. and Tapestry International Productions, Ltd. for the Discovery Channel ; a presentation of Discovery Channel and Summer Productions.
Media (VHS) HV8699 .U5 A3 2002
Opposing views of capital punishment by protestors and supporters plus an account of a death row inmate’s final hours.
♦  Forensic files                                                                                                
Media (DVD) HV8073 .F573 2004
Episodes from the TV series that aired from 2002 to 2004.
♦  Homicide investigation : protecting, processing and searching the crime scene  
Media (DVD) HV8079 .H6 H66 1992
♦  Inside the jury
Media (DVD) KF8972 .I67 2004
Examines how jurors are selected and how juries work.
♦  Juvenile justice
Media (DVD) HV9105 .C2 J88 2006
PBS Frontline explores whether children who commit serious crimes should be tried as juveniles or as adults. The DVD follows four offenders through Santa Clara County, Calif., juvenile courts.

Last update 11/5/21