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Summaries of Criminal Justice Terms and Definitions, First Edition

NCJ Number
G E Rush
Date Published
64 pages
Written by a retiree from the U.S. Air Force Security Police who is now a professor at California State University, this book contains summary definitions of criminal justice terms.
Because statutes in each State or local jursisdiction may contain different or more restrictive definitions than those contained in the dictionary, the reader is advised to check State and local laws if questions arise about the applicability of the definitions. The book contains approximately 950 summary definitions of terms relevant to the police and criminal investigators, courts, attorneys and legal experts, drug law enforcement, and civil and criminal matters. Definitions for specific offense types are also included.