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Introduction to Criminal Justice
Type: Open (Access) Textbook
Date Added to MERLOT: August 23, 2017
Date Modified in MERLOT: May 25, 2019
Author: Jason David, Andrea Allen, Scott Jacques

Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System
Subject: Criminal Justice
Material Type:Textbook
Provider: OpenOregon
Author: Alison S. Burke, et al
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Criminal Justice: An Overview of the System
This text is designed as a first course in criminal justice. It covers police, courts, and corrections, integrating the juvenile justice system.
Source: Merlot

Title: Criminal Justice
Author: Brenda Vollman, Borough of Manhattan Community College
Source: Open NYS Lumen Courses
Type of source: Entire course
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Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Manual
Subject: Criminal Justice
Material Type: Full Course
Provider: Utah Education Network
Author: Dave Milliken, James M. Winder
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Title: Introduction to the American Criminal Justice System
Author: Alison Burke, David Carter, Brian Fedorek, Tiffany Morey, Lore Rutz-Burri, and Shanell Sanchez
Source: Open Textbook Library

Title: Digital Evidence and the U.S. Criminal Justice System
Author: Goodison, Sean E.;Davis, Robert C.;Jackson, Brian A.
Source: JSTOR Open Access Books

Title: Introduction to Criminal Investigation: Processes, Practices and Thinking
Author: Rod Gehl, Justice Institute of British Columbia, Darryl Plecas, University of the Fraser Valley
Type: Textbook
Source: BC Campus
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Description: Introduction to Criminal Investigation, Processes, Practices, and Thinking, as the title suggests, is a teaching text describing and segmenting criminal investigations into its component parts to illustrate the craft of criminal investigation. Delineating criminal investigation within the components of task-skills and thinking-skills, this book describes task-skills such incident response, crime scene management, evidence management, witness management, and forensic analysis, as essential foundations supporting the critical thinking-skills of offence validation and theory development for the creation of effective investigative plans aimed at forming reasonable grounds for belief. The goal of the text is to assist the reader in forming their own structured mental map of investigative thinking practices.