Criminal Justice Administration: Strategies for the 21st Century provides a comprehensive overview of the prevailing criminal justice organizations present in law enforcement, courts, and correctional systems. Using an approach that combines theory with application, this text explores the operations, issues, and practices that administrators within criminal justice face today. The text is divided into three parts, part one will explore the historical development and relevance of traditional theories of administration. Part two applies these theories to current criminal justice management. Part three explores the future of criminal justice management in the 21st century. It contains 15 chapters to meet the needs of a typical semester course.