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The BCC libraries have hundreds of print and electronic criminal justice related books. Most of the print titles will be found in the HV section of the collections. Access to the ebooks requires an activated library ID.
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This landmark book standardizing the language, terminology, and classifications used throughout the criminal justice system. Arranged according to the primary intent of the criminal, the Crime Classification Manual, Third Edition, features the language, terms, and classifications the criminal justice system and allied fields use as they work to protect society from criminal behavior.
Forensic Science in Court explores the legal implications of forensic science—an increasingly important and complex part of the justice system... The book describes and evaluates various kinds of evidence, including DNA, fingerprints, handwriting, hair, bite marks, tool marks, firearms and bullets, fire and arson investigation, and bloodstain evidence.
Amid a growing consensus that the staggering toll of gun violence in the United States is an urgent public health issue, the Johns Hopkins University’s Bloomberg School of Public Health has convened experts on gun policy and violence from the United States and selected other countries to summarize relevant research and its implications for policymakers and concerned citizens.
The Global Practice of Forensic Science presents histories, issues, patterns, and diversity in the applications of international forensic science. Written by 64 experienced and internationally recognized forensic scientists, the volume documents the practice of forensic science in 28 countries from Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia and Europe.
This book is an informed and informative resource for understanding the reasons for and consequences of mass shootings in America. It includes essays from experts in the fields of criminal justice, sociology, and psychology about key issues surrounding the phenomenon of mass shootings, and a collection of opinion pieces that provide insights into debates surrounding gun laws and other issues related to mass shootings.