The criminal justice system is a key social institution pertinent to the lives of citizens everywhere. Fundamentals of Criminal Justice: A Sociological View, Second Edition provides a unique social context to explore and explain the nature, impact, and significance of the criminal justice system in everyday life. This introductory text examines important sociological issues including class, race, and gender inequality, social control, and organizational structure and function.The Civil Rights Division of the DOJ reviews complaints filed against police officers primarily at the local (city and county) level. ... For example, the FBI received complaints of excessive force on the part of local police from two residents of a small Ohio town. During ... Seattle created the Office of Professional Accountability in 1999, and in 2007 that citya#39;s mayor appointed an 11-member panel to review theanbsp;...
|Title||:||Fundamentals of Criminal Justice: A Sociological View|
|Author||:||Steven E. Barkan, George J. Bryjak|
|Publisher||:||Jones & Bartlett Publishers - 2011-01-28|