More than 30 case studies are disseminated throughout the text and challenge the reader to address real-world problems. A chapter on ethics has been added, as well as chapter sections dealing with terrorism, racial profiling, school violence, vehicle pursuits. judicial selection, jury administration, gender bias, and women in corrections.
The author has held several administrative and academic positions in a criminal justice career spanning more than 30 years; thus, this book's chapters contain a palpable "real world" flavor not found in most textbooks.This fourth edition of "Justice Administration: Police, Courts, and Corrections Management" continues to be the sole book of its kind: an examination of all facets of the criminal justice system as well as several related matters of interest to prospective and actual administrators. It addresses the three components of the justice system: police, courts, and corrections. More than 30 case studies are desseminated throughout the book; also included are chapters on personnel and financial administration, rights of criminal justice employees, technology, discipline and liability, and futures. Articles from "Law Enforcement News" and other sources are interspersed throughout, and the book has been updated with added sections on ethics, bioterrorism, racial profiling, school violence, vehicle pursuits, judicial selection, jury administration, gender bias, and women in corrections. Useful as an important reference work for justice administrators and others in police departments, the court system, corrections, as well as defense attorneys and prosecuting attorneys.