This small book is part of a revolutionary approach to learning about crime and the American system of criminal justice. CJNow! is the print component to the sixth edition of Frank Schmalleger's comprehensive online digital book, Criminal Justice Today. It's purpose is to point the way to enhanced learning opportunities that are available using the Internet. This guide leads to a wealth of online multimedia criminal justice learning materials that are just waiting to be heard, viewed, read, and explored. Chapter topics include a definition and introduction to criminal justice; the search for causes; criminal law; policing: history, structure and legal aspects; police management; the courts; sentencing; probation, parole, and community corrections; prisons and jails; juvenile justice; drugs and crime; and the future of criminal justice. For individuals interested in criminal justice—as a system or profession.
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