Crime and Justice in America: A Human Perspective

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Butterworth-Heinemann, 1998 - Social Science - 707 pages
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A comprehensive introduction to criminal justice with a focus on the human perspective. Coverage of violent crimes in America, such as mass murders, carjackings, hate crimes and domestic violence has been increased. Each chapter presents cases, articles, summaries, issue papers and discussions.

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Contents

Crime and Justice in America 2
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The Substantive Criminal Law versus Civil Law
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The Substantive Criminal Law
35
Copyright

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About the author (1998)

Leonard Territo is Professor of Criminology at the University of South Florida, Tampa. Previously, he was Chief Deputy of the Leon County, Florida, Sheriff's Office, and Served for nine years in the patrol, traffic, detective, and personnel and training divisions of the Tampa Police Department. He is former Chairperson of the Department of Police Administration at St. Petersburg Junior College, where he also directed specialized continuing education programs for police officers through the Florida Institute for Law Enforcement. He has authored or coauthored numerous articles and technical reports, as well as eight books, including Police Adminstration: Structures, Process, and Behavior, and Crime and Justice in America.

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