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Justice Administration : Police, Courts, and Corrections Management

Justice Administration : Police, Courts, and Corrections Management - 5th edition

Justice Administration : Police, Courts, and Corrections Management - 5th edition

ISBN13: 9780132206730

ISBN10: 0132206730

Justice Administration : Police, Courts, and Corrections Management by Kenneth Peak - ISBN 9780132206730
Edition: 5TH 07
Copyright: 2007
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2007
International: No
Justice Administration : Police, Courts, and Corrections Management by Kenneth Peak - ISBN 9780132206730

ISBN13: 9780132206730

ISBN10: 0132206730

Edition: 5TH 07

Summary

Justice Administration: Police, Courts, and Corrections Management, Fifth Edition, is the only single-author book of its kind: exploring administration from a systems perspective and examining the organization, operation, personnel roles, functions, issues and practices of the police, courts, and corrections. Drawing on the author's 35 years of experience, the text offers an authentic and unique real -world perspective. This revision incorporates more than 30 case studies, discussions of future considerations, articles from Law Enforcement News and a new chapter on terrorism and homeland defense. Updated material addresses topics such as the Prison Litigation Reform Act, probation-police partnerships, computer crime and probation, and new technologies.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

PART I: JUSTICE ADMINISTRATION: AN INTRODUCTION

1. The Study and Scope of Justice Administration
2. Organization and Administration: Principles and Practices

PART II: THE POLICE

3. Police Organization and Operation
4. Police Personnel Roles and Functions
5. Police Issues and Practices
6. Terrorism and Homeland Defense

PART III: THE COURTS

7. Court Organization and Operation
8. Court Personnel Roles and Functions
9. Court Issues and Practices

PART IV: CORRECTIONS

10. Corrections Organization and Operation
11. Corrections Personnel Roles and Functions
12. Corrections Issues and Practices

PART V: ISSUES SPANNING THE JUSTICE SYSTEM: ADMINISTRATIVE CHALLENGES AND PRACTICES

13. Ethical Considerations
14. Rights of Criminal Justice Employees
15. Special Challenges: Discipline, Labor Relations, and Liability
16. Financial Administration
17. Technologies Now and for the Future

APPENDIX I: RELATED WEB SITES
APPENDIX II: ANALECTS OF CONFUCIUS AND MACHIAVELLI