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Unformatted text preview: • Post-Civil War expansion to the west gave rise to crime. ← ← 1900- 1935 we saw a sustained increase in criminal activity. ← 1829 – London Metropolitan Police created. ← 1919- Establishment of the Chicago Crime Commission. ← 1931 – National Commission on Law Observance and Enforcement. ← ← The modern Ear of Justice can be traced to a series of research projects beginning in th1 950s by the American Bar Association. ← ← The Criminal Justice System today • Formal social control • Informal social control. ← ← There are over 55,000 public agencies employing over 2 million people. • Three Major Components o Law Enforcement o Courts o Corrections ← ← The system costs federal, state, and local government about 165 Billion Dollars per year. • This has increased more than 300 percent since 1982....
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- Spring '08
- Criminal Justice