The sun was shining, the sand was soft, and the gulf waters were warm and crystal clear at the Hilton Pensacola Beach where the members of the Southern Criminal Justice Association gathered to share thoughts and ideas on the study and instruction of criminal justice and criminology.
The Standard in Forensic Science Fundamentals
Criminalistics continues to set the standard for modern forensic methods and investigative techniques in a new, updated fourth edition. Beginning at the crime scene and proceeding to the forensic laboratory, the text walks the reader through the entire forensic investigation.
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Longtime educator and respected author, Frank Schmalleger reviewed the recently published third edition of Victimology: Theories and Applications by Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN. Dr. Schmalleger had this to say about the best-selling text:
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US Corrections from A to Z
The new edition of American Corrections: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice by Matt DeLisi of Iowa State Universit and Peter J. Conis of Des Moines Area Community College is here and ready for course adoption. The Third Edition continues to offer an engaging, scholarly, and student-friendly exploration into the US correctional system.
Now in an updated third edition, Violent Offenders: Theory, Research, Policy, and Practice continues to lead with cutting-edge material on all types of violent offenders, including gangs, serial killers, sex offenders, career criminals, and conventional street criminals. The Third Edition also features six new chapters on current highly-debated topics including violent juvenile offenders, sexual offenders as well as sex offending policy and practice, and more thought-provoking discussions.
Criminal Investigation, Fifth Edition by Aric W. Dutelle of Washington University and Robert F. Becker of Chaminade University has just published and is now available for course adoption. The new text answers the important questions like, "what happens after a crime occurs?", "who is involved in investigating the crime?", and "how are crimes actually solved?"
An internationally recognized pioneer in the assessment and treatment of victims of trauma and abuse, and named 2016 Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing, Ann Wolbert Burgess, RN, DNSc, FAAN, has dedicated her career to the study of victims, offenders, and the impact of crime on society. We are honored to have worked with Dr. Burgess again on the updated third edition of Victimology: Theories and Applications as she continues to offer her years of research and real-world experiences working with victims, offenders, FBI, and law enforcement from the courtroom to the classroom.