Crime and Justice in America

Crime and Justice in America

Critical Issues for the Future

1st Edition - January 1, 1979

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  • Editors: John T. O'Brien, Marvin Marcus
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483188881

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Crime and Justice in America: Critical Issues for the Future details the importance of a unified justice system in the U.S. The title aims to tackle the measure that needs to be taken in order to develop a more unified system as to theory, profession, and separation of powers. The text first talks about the public role, and then proceeds to dealing with the role of private sector. Next, the selection covers organized crime, terrorism, and hostage situations. Part IV tackles laws, courts, and correction. The last part discusses the upcoming changes in the criminal justice system in terms of personnel organization. The book will be of great interest to anyone who is concerned with the criminal justice system of the U.S.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword



    Part I - The Public Role

    1 Policing: Is There a System

    2 The Future Shire Reeve - Tribune of the People

    3 Future Role of the State Police in the Criminal Justice System

    4 The Future of Local Law Enforcement: The Federal Role

    Part II - The Private Role: Special Police

    5 Private Security and Police Relations

    6 Campus and School Security

    Part III - Organized Crime, Terrorism and Hostage Situations

    7 Intelligence Beyond 1984

    8 Organized Crime and Justice, Beyond 1984

    9 Political Terrorism

    10 Police Response to Hostage Situations

    Part IV - Law, Courts and Corrections

    11 Criminal Courts of the Future

    12 The Field of Correction

    13 The Female Offender: The 1980s and Beyond

    Part V - Personnel in the Criminal Justice System: Anticipated Changes

    14 Problems in Police Leadership

    15 Lateral Entry

    16 From Minority Recruitment to Professionalization: New Directions in Criminal Justice

    17 The Role of Police in Pollution Control


    About the Contributors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1979
  • Published: January 1, 1979
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483188881

About the Editors

John T. O'Brien

Marvin Marcus

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