Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields From Internship to Promotion

Author: J. Harr
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9780495600329
Release Date: 2009-02-03
Genre: Social Science

This comprehensive text provides your students with the invaluable information they need to help them enter and succeed in the field of criminal justice from finding an internship to identifying the right criminal justice profession for them. Written by seasoned professionals, CAREERS IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND RELATED FIELDS: FROM INTERNSHIP TO PROMOTION, 6E, guides students in developing job-search strategies: offering key information on internship requirements, professional conduct, resumes, interviews, and locating jobs. The text is also a highly effective resource to those already in the field who are interested in professional development, job change and promotional advancement. The new edition features expanded coverage of key topics such as disqualifiers for positions, new emergency-management jobs, internship opportunities, cover letter preparation, career decision-making tools, and interviewing. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields From Internship to Promotion

Author: CTI Reviews
Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
ISBN: 9781490276014
Release Date: 2016-10-16
Genre: Education

Facts101 is your complete guide to Careers in Criminal Justice and Related Fields, From Internship to Promotion. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Community Policing Partnerships for Problem Solving

Author: Linda S. Miller
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305960817
Release Date: 2017-03-31
Genre: Education

With a strong focus on problem solving and community-police partnerships, Miller, Hess, and Orthmann's comprehensive text provides a practical, up-to-date guide to effective community policing. After introducing 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 high-profile deadly force incidents that have strained the relationships between the community and the police, this 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 the text helps students master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Careers in Law Enforcement

Author: Coy H. Johnston
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781483379081
Release Date: 2016-02-03
Genre: Social Science

Careers in Law Enforcement is a valuable resource for students considering a career in the criminal justice field, specifically in policing. Written in a concise and conversational tone, author Coy H. Johnston includes three main sections: planning a realistic path, selecting an appropriate career path in law enforcement, and preparing for the hiring process. The first chapter offers students a unique opportunity to take a personality/career test to help them discover the types of jobs that might be a good fit. Consequently, students will set sensible goals at the beginning of their degree program and seek appropriate internships and volunteer opportunities. This text is a helpful resource students will be able to peruse repeatedly when they are ready to start the process of applying for jobs within law enforcement.

Exploring and Understanding Careers in Criminal Justice

Author: Matthew J. Sheridan
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781442254312
Release Date: 2016-01-21
Genre: Business & Economics

Criminal justice careers typically fall into one of two categories: law enforcement or legal. But contrary to what many may know about the career opportunities in criminal justice, it is more than just becoming a cop or a lawyer. In Exploring and Understanding Careers and Opportunities in Criminal Justice, Matthew J. Sheridan and Raymond R. Rainville provide a practical, comprehensive guide that easily explains the extensive operations and the scope of employment possibilities and opportunities in the criminal justice profession. They cover many criminal justice functions and career paths that are seldom discussed when preparing for a career in criminal justice. Rainville and Sheridan focus on how to obtain employment in a career field that fits personal strengths and aspirations and emphasize the value of internships and service learning as tools to obtain the desired position. A career in criminal justice is a process of many potential outcomes. The career professional who plans, continues personal development, and prepares their career path will discover many potential rewards that include satisfaction during and after their career. The field of criminal justice will continue to expand and grow. Legislative mandates will promote new policies and employment opportunities to keep pace with changes and improvements in criminal justice practices to meet needs that enable the career professional to protect and serve. As the title suggests, anyone interested in exploring and understanding the field of criminal justice and the opportunities it can provide needs to read this book. Sheridan and Rainville make it known that there are more options in the field of criminal justice than you thought, and that the process for obtaining employment and developing the career path you desire most can be done!

Criminal Justice Organizations Administration and Management

Author: Stan Stojkovic
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305177482
Release Date: 2014-03-28
Genre: Education

Providing cutting-edge coverage of modern management theory, CRIMINAL JUSTICE ORGANIZATIONS: ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT, 6th Edition, emphasizes the application of management techniques appropriate to each area of the criminal justice system. Known for its thoroughness, accessibility, and practicality, the book focuses on the both the hows and whys of management techniques, equipping readers with the skills, knowledge, and solid understanding they need to effectively deal with the management challenges they will face in their own careers. Completely current and relevant, this edition includes thoroughly updated research and statistics as well as coverage of such key topics as civil liability, political power, ethics, budgeting, employee rights, and more. Chapters begin with timely vignettes that immediately draw readers into management concepts and theory, while insight from actual Criminal Justice professionals is featured throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Police Operations Theory and Practice

Author: Kären M. Hess
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781285667461
Release Date: 2013-01-01
Genre: Social Science

This trusted book provides a focused, practical introduction to the key principles and practices guiding the operations of modern police departments. While maintaining its proven instructional approach and strong focus on community- and problem-oriented policing, the sixth edition of POLICE OPERATIONS: THEORY AND PRACTICE reflects the latest trends and research shaping the day-to-day operations of progressive police departments. A new Perspectives from a First-Line Supervisor feature shares practical, applied information. Highlights include new and revised information on evolving technology, the police officer hiring process, how police use websites and social media to communicate with the public, patrol techniques, cultural diversity, cell phone use and laws, hazardous materials response, federal emergency response agencies, and cyberterrorism. The authors complement this wealth of information with an appealing writing style, numerous photos and illustrations, and real-life examples to engage your interest, enhance learning, and demonstrate the professional relevance of chapter material. Now better than ever, this convenient book is an ideal resource for law enforcement students and professionals who want an accessible, up-to-date guide to essential principles and current trends and practices in police operations. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Investigation

Author: Kären Hess
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781435469938
Release Date: 2009-02-23
Genre: Social Science

Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition is a practical, applied textbook that succinctly yet comprehensively covers the very latest in investigative tools and techniques as well as established investigative procedures. The text stresses practical procedures, techniques, and applications of private and public investigations to provide learners with a solid foundation in criminal investigation. It seamlessly integrates coverage of modern investigative tools alongside discussion of established investigation policies, procedures, and techniques for the law enforcement officer. Coverage has been updated and enhanced for such important topics such as terrorism and homeland security, the `CSI Effect, cybercrime, federal law enforcement investigations, crimes against children, forensics and physical evidence, investigative photography and sketching, identity theft, white-collar crime, ethics, and much more. Criminal Investigation, 9th Edition includes a carefully structured learning system, checklists, and visuals to make learning easy. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Juvenile Law

Author: Toni Marsh
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781401840198
Release Date: 2006-08-16
Genre: Law

Juvenile Law is a rare and practical tool that conjures up thought provoking dialogue and addresses the conflicting issues that surround juvenile affairs. Students and professionals alike will find valuable guidance in this template for dealing with juvenile issues. They will gain insight into the complexity of the laws affecting juveniles, and the interplay of emotion and other factors that are inescapable in a consideration of this subject. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Criminal Justice Today

Author: Frank J. Schmalleger
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN: 9780134156309
Release Date: 2016-02-15
Genre: Social Science

This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. The gold standard for introductory criminal justice texts. Best-selling and time-tested, Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century,continues to lead the field as the gold-standard for introductory criminal justice texts. Its comprehensive coverage focuses on the crime picture in America and on the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections. Building upon the theme of individual freedom versus personal security, it challenges students to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the American justice system as it adapts to the needs of a complex and rapidly changing society. An instructor and student favorite, the Fourteenth Edition continues its tradition of thorough analysis of today’s issues in an easy-to-read format. Criminal Justice Today, 14/e is also available via REVEL™, an interactive learning environment that enables students to read, practice, and study in one continuous experience. Learn more.

Current Legal Issues in Criminal Justice

Author: Craig Hemmens
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0195330803
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Social Science

Timely and topical, Current Legal Issues in Criminal Justice is a collection of in-depth essays on "hot-button" issues. The contributors - recognized scholars who have taught criminal justice and written extensively on legal issues - approach their material from both legal and sociological perspectives in order to give students a more nuanced understanding of each topic. Short, framing introductions preface each article and put the material in context, and critical thinking questions followeach chapter. Written in accessible and jargon-free - but not "dumbed-down" - language, this text investigates such heated topics as juvenile waiver laws, inmate litigation, assisted suicide, drug testing, the death penalty, pornography, hate speech, habeas corpus, civil liability, search-and-seizure law, and confessions and interrogations law.

A Street Officer s Guide to Report Writing

Author: Frank Scalise
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781111542504
Release Date: 2012-01-01
Genre: Social Science

Written by experienced police officers in an engaging, conversational tone, A STREET OFFICER’S GUIDE TO REPORT WRITING teaches effective writing by examining and demonstrating the ’Four Pillars’ of a well-written report (Clear, Concise, Complete, and Accurate).Packed with examples as well as stories from the authors’ own experience, the book demonstrates the critical importance of writing skills in the field of criminal justice, as well as the positive effects of these skills on professional success. The book also illustrates the Five W’s and One H of Journalism, email correspondence, letter writing, performance reviews, proofreading, and much more. A STREET OFFICER’S GUIDE TO REPORT WRITING is an essential resource for new officers, criminal justice students, and seasoned professionals who want to improve their report-writing skills. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Management and Supervision in Law Enforcement

Author: Wayne W. Bennett
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0495093416
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Political Science

Eminently practical, straightforward, and applied, this text focuses on law enforcement managers and supervisors, their jobs, and the complicated interrelationships between members of the law enforcement team and the communities they share. It illustrates the best-known methods and practices of police leadership and management while also turning an eye to the future. It presents a comprehensive overview of the responsibilities of law enforcement leaders and covers everything from the newest principles of participative leadership and community policing to the exciting technological aids changing the face of law enforcement today.

Corrections in the 21st Century

Author: Norman A. Carlson
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN: 0534534961
Release Date: 1999
Genre: Social Science

Covers the full range of topics found in a corrections course in the most practical and easily-accessible manner of any text on the market. Corrections was written as a response to those faculty who are frustrated with the level of rigor and detail now found in other Corrections texts. Kären Hess is well-known for creating exceptional pedagogical aids; this text utilizes tools that reinforce and enhance student learning. Her reputation as an author who makes criminal justice content accessible to all types of students is continued and enhanced with this exciting new text.