Criminal justice process- The decision-making points, from the initial investigation or arrest by
police to the eventual release of the offender and his or her reentry into society; the various
sequential criminal justice stages thr
Tithing: In medieval England a group of 10 families who collectively dealt with minor
disturbances and breaches of the peace
Hue and Cry: In medieval England, a call for assistance. The policy of self-help that prevailed in
Chapter 1 What is Crime?
The History of Crime
Crime control has been a primary concern of politicians and government leaders worldwide.
The 20th & 20st centuries have served as a breeding ground for changes in criminal justice.
Adequate law enforcement in
Introduction to Theory
Theory- a set of interrelated ideas that attempt to describe, explain, predict & ultimately control some
class of events.
Theories are models that can be tested utilizing a hypotheses.
Fits the facts and stands up to scrut
Criminal Law- Chapter 4
Nature of Law
-Rules of conduct inherent in human nature and in the natural order
-Knowable though intuition, inspiration, and the exercise of reason, without need for reference to create
-The U.S. Declarati
Chapter 5 Policing: History and Structure
History of Policing: The British Model
-Mutual pledge system
-Watch and ward system
-Justice of the peace
-Bow Street Runners (elite English police unit but together by henry)
-New Police Bobbies
Crime Data and Social Policy
A statistical picture of crime can be a powerful tool for creating social policy.
Analyze and evaluate programs and crime control techniques, punishments, rehabilitation, and
Uniform Crime Reporting
Crim Exam 3
Pretrial procedures- Critical pretrial processes and decisions, including bail, arraignment, and
Bail- The monetary amount for or condition of pretrial release, normally set by a judge at the
initial appearance. The