CJS 230 Introduction to Criminal Justice

This course provides an overview of the criminal justice system and its component parts (i.e., police, courts and correction) and its organizational participants. A brief review of the nature, extent and location of criminality provides the foundation for description and analysis. Topics include models of the criminal justice system, arrest and prosecution decisions, plea-bargaining, sentencing, recidivism, and reform activities. Fall (L11)



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