Criminal Justice: A Collection of True Crime Cases, Prentice Hall's Reality Reading Series by Ron Grimming

Criminal Justice: A Collection of True Crime Cases, Prentice Hall's Reality Reading Series

Book Title: Criminal Justice: A Collection of True Crime Cases, Prentice Hall's Reality Reading Series

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 0131745700

Author: Ron Grimming


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Criminal Justice: A Collection of True-Crime Cases is a first-of-its-kind approach to blending theory with reality using compelling, newsworthy cases. Gripping and easy-to-digest, the handbook contains eight high profile cases that will hold readers’ interest–page after page. Cases coincide with Part I crimes and discuss crimes against persons and crimes against property. Each case follows a consistent format, providing definitions of crime, statistical data, analysis of crimes and investigative questions. Presents cases that discuss crimes against persons and crimes against property. Devotes separate coverage to murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, arson, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft. Includes high profile cases such as The Winona Ryder Shoplifting Case, The Seaton Hall Fire, and The Andrew Cunanan Case. Reinforce knowledge of Part I crimes by discussing elements of the offenses, investigative procedures, modus operandi, and the motivation for criminals to commit these crimes. Because of the unique police-style manner in which the book has been written, it is recommended that this book be utilized in a supplemental capacity for a variety of police academy training classes to include: Introduction to Criminology; Introduction to Criminal Justice; Introduction to Policing/Law Enforcement Systems; Criminal Law; Constitutional Law; Criminal Investigation.