The Decision-making Network: An Introduction to Criminal Justice
Carolina Academic Press
Content Notes: The nature and extent of crime in the United States -- The ideological framework of crime control and explanations for crime -- The criminal justice decision network -- Policing in American society -- Police decisions: detection, arrest, and in custody investigation -- Issues in contemporary policing -- Jail, pretrial release, and defense lawyers -- The prosecutor's decisions and plea bargaining -- Arraignment and trial -- Sentencing criminals: prison or probation, life or death -- Community corrections -- Punishments, prisons, and prisoners -- Future issues and trends in criminal justice.
Criminal justice, Administration of -- United States, Criminal justice, Administration of
Anderson, P. R., & Slate, R. N. (2011). The decision-making network : an introduction to criminal justice. Carolina Academic Press.