Justice Administration: Police, Courts, & Corrections Management, 9th edition

  • Kenneth J. Peak, 
  • Andrew L. Giacomazzi

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Justice Administration: Police, Courts, and Corrections Management is the #1 market choice for justice administration courses. It examines all relevant facets of the criminal justice system. Taking an active-learning approach, the authors draw on real-world examples throughout and include practical exercises in most chapters. The text flows logically, from basic justice administration, to police, courts and corrections, and finally, ethical, financial and technological influences.

The 9th Edition focuses on accountability, particularly of the police, in the aftermath of police shootings of unarmed minorities. It also includes a new chapter on homeland security, as well as seven new case studies and ethical dilemmas.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780137408849

Subject: Criminal Justice

Category: Criminal Justice Administration


1. The Study and Scope of Justice Administration
2. Organization and Administration
3. Rights of Criminal Justice Employees

4. Police Organization and Operation
5. Police Personnel Roles and Functions
6. Police Issues and Practices

7. Court Organization and Operation
8. Court Personnel Roles and Functions
9. Court Issues and Practices

10. Corrections Organization and Operation
11. Corrections Personnel Roles and Functions
12. Corrections Issues and Practices

13. Ethical Considerations
14. Special Challenges
15. Financial Administration
16. Protecting the Homeland: Foremost Challenges for Police Chief Executives
17. Technologies and Tools: Toward Addressing Crime and Disorder

Appendix: Writings of Confucius, Machiavelli, and Lao-Tzu

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