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Restorative Justice
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Restorative Justice

Practitioner: Jo Berry, Patrick Magee

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473961333

After her father was killed in an IRA bombing, Jo Berry sought to meet her father's killer, Patrick Magee. The two had open conversations about the problems of the time and about how Berry's father was a real person. They co-founded a charity to support nonviolent conflict resolution.

Forensic Science: Understanding Decomposing Bodies
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Forensic Science: Understanding Decomposing Bodies

Academic: Anna Williams Ph.D.

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473961425

Dr. Anna Williams discusses forensic anthropology and using decomposition to determine cause and time of death. Forensic anthropologists study taphonomy, the study of decay and decomposition, and are interested in bones and teeth, not soft tissue. In the UK, studies cannot use donated human cadavers, so they use pigs because of their physiological similarity to humans.

Evidence-Based Policing
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Evidence-Based Policing

Academic: Larry Sherman Prof.

Content Type: Tutorial

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473961470

Professor Lawrence Sherman discusses the Triple-T Against Crime: targeting, testing, and tracking. The three T's empower police to use evidence that they already have and look at it in a new way. Between the three, they find hot spots of crime, discover the best ways to deal with crime areas, then monitor how their solutions work.

Policing and Technology: Body-Worn Video
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Policing and Technology: Body-Worn Video

Interviewee: Daniel Reardon, Amanda Reardon, Smith

Practitioner: Stephen Goodier

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473963870

Stephen Goodier discusses the use of police body-worn cameras and the procedures for using them. Body-worn video is a camera worn on an officer's uniform that records his or her interactions. Goodier discusses the increase of police transparency, evidence gathering, and the use of video in domestic violence cases.

Special Populations in Criminal Justice
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Special Populations in Criminal Justice

Practitioner: Sophie Carter, Adam Lewis

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473964006

Coventry Metropolitan Police Department employees who deal with mental health discuss how they work with traditional police officers to address the needs of mentally ill criminals. They also explain how their division was formed.

Forensic Science: Facial Reconstruction
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Forensic Science: Facial Reconstruction

Academic: Chris Rynn Ph.D.

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473964013

Dr. Chris Rynn discusses the steps involved in reconstructing a face from a skull. Facial reconstruction is the last resort for identifying a dead person, only used when all other investigative leads dry up. Reconstruction involves adding virtual tissue, muscles, and facial features to create a rough image of the deceased.

Forensic Science: The Role of an Anatomical Pathology Technician
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Forensic Science: The Role of an Anatomical Pathology Technician

Practitioner: Carla Valentine

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473964020

Carla Valentine discusses the role and career pathway of an anatomical pathology technician. An anatomical pathology technician assists the pathologist at autopsies by doing the dissection and evisceration, and by taking the specimens. An anatomical pathology technician must have patience, upper body strength, and a strong stomach.

An Overview of General Strain Theory
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An Overview of General Strain Theory

Academic: Robert Agnew Ph.D.

Content Type: Tutorial

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473973824

Professor Robert Agnew explains the principles of general strain theory, which he pioneered. His analysis includes the types of strain that influence criminal behavior and the personality types most motivated by strain to engage in criminal activity.

Redefining Justice: the Restorative Approach
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Redefining Justice: the Restorative Approach

Interviewee: Catherine Samuel

Practitioner: Lorenn Walker

Interviewee: Kayla , Bob Merce

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781473997486

Lorenn Walker discusses restorative justice and her job facilitating restorative justice. Restorative justice focuses on repairing the harm caused by a crime. Walker discusses the re-entry circle, finding forgiveness, and the benefits of restorative justice.

Cyberbullying
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Cyberbullying

Academic: Cathy Marcum Ph.D.

Content Type: Video Case

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781506369150

Dr. Cathy Marcum discusses cyberbullying and case studies of people affected by cyberbullying. Marcum highlights four teenagers who commuted suicide as a result of cyberbullying.

The Challenges Confronting Contemporary Criminal Justice
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The Challenges Confronting Contemporary Criminal Justice

Academic: Joseph Schafer Ph.D.

Content Type: Video Case

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781506369211

Professor Joseph Schafer discusses the challenges confronting the contemporary criminal justice system. The criminal justice system has always been a source of controversy; it is difficult to come to a consensus on what behaviors should be criminalized. Schafer discusses crime reduction, the rights of the accused, and the goals of corrections.

The Legalization of Marijuana
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The Legalization of Marijuana

Academic: Nancy Marion Ph.D.

Content Type: Video Case

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781506369242

Dr. Nancy Marion discusses the legalization of marijuana and its pros and cons. Marijuana has a long history as a medicine and source of fiber. Marion explores the questions surrounding marijuana legalization, state laws, and marijuana taxes.

Jay Albanese Discusses Transnational Crime
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Jay Albanese Discusses Transnational Crime

Academic: Jay S. Albanese Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400277

Professor Jay Albanese discusses transnational crime and how it is changing. Transnational crime is a crime that occurs over two or more countries. Albanese describes the impact of technology, the future of transnational crime, and the research done in the field.

Rachel Santos Discusses Crime Analysis
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Rachel Santos Discusses Crime Analysis

Academic: Rachel B. Santos Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400284

Professor Rachel Santos discusses crime analysis and how it can change policing strategies. Crime analysis consists of examining crime data to help police prevent crime. Santos explains why students should learn crime analysis and describes challenges in the field.

Jeff Ferrell Discusses Cultural Criminology
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Jeff Ferrell Discusses Cultural Criminology

Academic: Jeff Ferrell Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400369

Professor Jeff Ferrell explains cultural criminology as the intersection between cultural dynamics and crime and justice. It is concerned with understanding why crime occurs and how culture affects and is affected by crime. Ferrell discusses debates in the field, future directions, and challenges of researching cultural criminology.

Mary Katherine Stohr Discusses Corrections
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Mary Katherine Stohr Discusses Corrections

Academic: Mary Katherine Stohr Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400390

Professor Mary Stohr discusses her academic work in the field of corrections and criminology. She describes green corrections facilities, criminal justice theory, and where she believes the field is going based on current trends.

Michelle Inderbitzin Discusses Juvenile Delinquency
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Michelle Inderbitzin Discusses Juvenile Delinquency

Academic: Michelle Inderbitzin Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400406

Dr. Michelle Inderbitzin describes her work in juvenile delinquency. She discusses delinquency research, challenges in law enforcement, and programs that have failed or worked for juvenile offenders.

Meda Chesney Discusses Feminist Criminology
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Meda Chesney Discusses Feminist Criminology

Academic: Meda Chesney-Lind Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400413

Professor Meda Chesney-Lind describes her work in feminist criminology. She highlights the criminalization of victim behavior, institutional racism and sexism, and media bias against women. Chesney-Lind also discusses the history of the women's movement and how feminism is operating outside of the United States.

The Lives & Characteristics of Career Criminals
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The Lives & Characteristics of Career Criminals

Academic: Matt DeLisi Ph.D.

Content Type: Video Case

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400543

Using three case studies, Professor Matt DeLisi describe career criminals and what their lives are like. He discusses the frequency of arrests, escalation of crime, personality traits of career criminals.

Brian Payne Discusses White-Collar Crime
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Brian Payne Discusses White-Collar Crime

Academic: Brian K. Payne Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400635

Professor Brian Payne discusses white collar crime and how it differs from other types of nonviolent crime. The scale of white collar crime is much larger than that of other crime, but until recently white collar offenders received much more lenient sentences.

Melchor De Guzman Discusses Property Crime
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Melchor De Guzman Discusses Property Crime

Academic: Melchor de Guzman Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400659

Dr. Melchor de Guzman discusses property crime and the research that has been done on the subject. Property crime covers tangible items but also non-tangible items, such as intellectual property rights. De Guzman discusses law enforcement response to property crime, major academic debates in the field, and the impact of his own research.

Elizabeth Mustaine Discusses Violence Against Women
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Elizabeth Mustaine Discusses Violence Against Women

Academic: Elizabeth Mustaine Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400666

Professor Elizabeth Mustaine discusses violence against women, particularly within intimate relationships. She describes changes in the criminal justice system and its collective attitude toward domestic violence. Mustaine also highlights debates within the field of violence against women.

Mario Cano Discusses Sentencing
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Mario Cano Discusses Sentencing

Academic: Mario Cano Ph.D.

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400673

Professor Mario Cano discusses sentencing and how it has changed over the years. Criminal sentencing affects the public, including how private businesses and government organizations operate. Cano explains plea bargaining, its impact on crime rates, and research that has been done in the field.

Carmine Spadafora Discusses Re-entry
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Carmine Spadafora Discusses Re-entry

Practitioner: Carmine Spadafora

Content Type: Interview

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526400680

Carmine Spadafora discusses the challenges of re-entry for special populations, in particular youth, women and aboriginal people. He describes the problems that may lead to recidivism and highlights issues in the criminal justice system that lead to high incarceration rates.

Collaborative Police Work
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Collaborative Police Work

Interviewee: DC

Practitioner: Brian Henry

Interviewee: Pat , Will

Content Type: In Practice

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526407313

Brian Henry discusses collaborative policing and the role of a community police officer. Community policing is about engaging the community and building relationships. Henry discusses the importance of police relations in communities and the personality traits needed to be a community police officer.

Effective Leadership in Policing
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Effective Leadership in Policing

Academic: Joe Schafer Ph.D.

Content Type: Video Case

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526419781

Professor Joe Schafer discusses effective and ineffective police leadership in an evolving police force. He describes traits of an effective leader and the effect leadership has on a police organization.

The Politics of Criminal Justice
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The Politics of Criminal Justice

Academic: Nancy Marion Ph.D.

Content Type: Tutorial

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526420008

Dr. Nancy Marion discusses the impact that politics has on the criminal justice system. The criminal justice system is the result of political maneuvering, comprised of policies that are passed by politicians. Marion discusses constitutional frameworks, the impact of each branch of government, and the impact of nonpolitical groups.

Hate Crime Offenders
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Hate Crime Offenders

Academic: Phyllis Gerstenfeld Ph.D.

Content Type: Tutorial

Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd (2017)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526420114

Professor Phyllis Gerstenfeld explains that most hate crime offenders are not actually members of hate groups. She discusses the motivating factors behind most hate crime, and she describes different kinds of hate groups in the United States.

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