Criminology & Criminal Justice

With more than 120 hours of video covering all branches of the Criminal Justice system, the Criminology & Criminal Justice Collection supports students and researchers at all levels via tutorial videos that take viewers step-by-step through the criminal investigation process; case studies that show how that research affects policy and practices; and films that take you inside forensics labs, correctional facilities, and court rooms. View the title list here.

  • Policing and Technology: Body-Worn Video

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    Policing and Technology: Body-Worn Video

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    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.

  • Restorative Justice

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    Restorative Justice

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    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.

  • Evidence-Based Policing

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    Evidence-Based Policing

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    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.

  • American Drug War 2

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    American Drug War 2

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    The use of marijuana, even medical marijuana, has become extremely controversial. Marijuana has many proven health benefits, but people still distrust it as a medicine. This documentary explores the experiences of children on drugs, prescription drugs vs. marijuana, and the benefits of marijuana use.

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