Introduction to Criminal Justice

Introduction to Criminal Justice

Author: Raisa Martinez


1.      Develop knowledge of law enforcement, court and correctional systems, including knowledge of how systems interact.

2.      Identify specific career areas within the law enforcement profession.

3.      Recognize different aspects of the law as it impacts the criminal justice system.

4.      Develop knowledge of psychological/sociological impacts on the Criminal Justice system.

5.      Describe the historical/political impacts on the Criminal Justice System.

6.      Analyze the special ethical issues in the Criminal Justice Professions.

This tutorial is a summary of the history of criminal justice. 

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What is Criminal Justice

This power point gives you a vast explanation of Criminal Justice.

Source: Pearson Education Inc.