An American Summer
Score: 4.5
From 22 Ratings

An American Summer


  • Author: Alex Kotlowitz
  • Release Date : 2019-03-05
  • Genre: Social Science
  • File Size: 10385286 Bytes


2020 J. ANTHONY LUKAS PRIZE WINNERFrom the bestselling author of There Are No Children Here, a richly textured, heartrending portrait of love and death in Chicago's most turbulent neighborhoods.The numbers are staggering: over the past twenty years in Chicago, 14,033 people have been killed and another roughly 60,000 wounded by gunfire. What does that do to the spirit of individuals and community? Drawing on his decades of experience, Alex Kotlowitz set out to chronicle one summer in the city, writing about individuals who have emerged from the violence and whose stories capture the capacity--and the breaking point--of the human heart and soul. The result is a spellbinding collection of deeply intimate profiles that upend what we think we know about ...

Sheriff
Score: 4.5
From 11 Ratings

Sheriff


  • Author: Laura Scott
  • Release Date : 2017-05-01
  • Genre: Suspense
  • File Size: 3243004 Bytes


An FBI agent and her K-9 partner team up with a sheriff to bring in a fugitive in this exciting suspense from USA TODAY bestselling author Laura Scott, part of Classified K-9 Unit series. Witnessing a prison break, FBI agent Julianne Martinez is within seconds of death...before she’s rescued by the one man she thought she’d never see again. She’d know her long-ago love, Brody Kenner, anywhere, even with a sheriff star on his chest. Years ago she left Texas and Brody, and had no plans of returning...until the trail of a missing agent brought her home to both. Brody won’t let her investigation proceed without him, and he needs her and her K-9 dog to track his escaped prisoner. But partnering with Julianne to solve two cases only leads to dang...

Criminal Justice Today
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Criminal Justice Today


  • Author : Frank Schmalleger
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Law
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : STANFORD:36105063902212


Criminal Justice Today Book Description :

In a substantially revised eighth edition, Criminal Justice Today continues to set the standard by which all other introductory criminal justice textbooks are measured. The hallmark features that have made Criminal Justice Today the most widely read college criminal justice textbook form the core of this new edition. They include: A thematic approach that contrasts the justice system's twin goals of ensuring public order and safety while guaranteeing individual rights. The book's theme, present since the first edition, is more relevant today and continues to significantly influence the direction of American society. Timely content, including current issues such as efforts to enhance homeland security, concerns about restrictions on individual freedom...

Canadian Criminal Justice Today

Canadian Criminal Justice Today


  • Author : Frank Schmalleger
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Genre: Criminal justice, Administration of
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : PSU:000046198358


Canadian Criminal Justice Today Book Description :

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Criminal Justice Today Revel Access Code

Criminal Justice Today Revel Access Code


  • Author : Frank Schmalleger
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2018-07-25
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 013483383X


Criminal Justice Today Revel Access Code Book Description :

For introductory courses in criminal justice. Best-selling introduction to criminal justice Revel(TM) Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century leads the field as the gold¿ standard for introductory criminal justice texts. Its comprehensive coverage focuses on the crime picture in the US and the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections. Drawing on a theme of individual freedom versus public order, Schmalleger challenges students to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the American justice system. The 15th edition narrows in on race and justice, police use of force, and civil rights -- viewed through the lens of recent police shootings and the ensuing "war on police" that t...

Revel for Criminal Justice Today

Revel for Criminal Justice Today


  • Author : Frank Schmalleger
  • Publisher : Pearson
  • Release Date : 2019-04-27
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0135776570


Revel for Criminal Justice Today Book Description :

For introductory courses in criminal justice. Best-selling introduction to criminal justice Revel(TM) Criminal Justice Today: An Introductory Text for the 21st Century leads the field as the gold¿ standard for introductory criminal justice texts. Its comprehensive coverage focuses on the crime picture in the US and the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections. Drawing on a theme of individual freedom versus public order, Schmalleger challenges students to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the American justice system. The 15th edition narrows in on race and justice, police use of force, and civil rights - viewed through the lens of recent police shootings and the ensuing "war on police" that to...

Criminal Justice Today  Pearson New International Edition

Criminal Justice Today Pearson New International Edition


  • Author : Frank J. Schmalleger
  • Publisher : Pearson Higher Ed
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781292055213


Criminal Justice Today Pearson New International Edition Book Description :

For courses in introductory criminal justice. Criminal Justice Today, 12/e, continues to lead as the gold-standard for criminal justice texts. Best-selling, student- and instructor-preferred, and time-tested—Schmalleger is the most current and popular text in the market. The text guides criminal justice students in the struggle to find a satisfying balance between freedom and security, and focuses on the crime picture in America and on the three traditional elements of the criminal justice system: police, courts, and corrections....