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      A History of Modern American Criminal Justice - Joseph F. Spillane; David B. Wolcott
      Call Number: HV9950.S667 2013
      ISBN: 9781412981330
      Publication Date: 2012-11-14

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      A Plague of Prisons - Ernest Drucker
      Call Number: HV8705.D78 2011
      ISBN: 9781595584977
      Publication Date: 2011-08-30

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      American Police - A History, 1945-2012 - Thomas A. Reppetto
      Call Number: HV8138.R462 2012
      ISBN: 9781936274437
      Publication Date: 2012-10-23

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      Clashing Views in Criminal Justice - Thomas J. Hickey
      Call Number: HV9950.T35 2007
      ISBN: 9780072828177
      Publication Date: 2005-12-14

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      Community Policing - Veerendra Mishra
      Call Number: HV7936.C83.M64 2011
      ISBN: 9788132107279
      Publication Date: 2011-11-03

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      Crime and Punishment in America - Elliott Currie
      Call Number: HV9471.C87 2013
      ISBN: 9781250024213
      Publication Date: 2013-03-26

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      Criminal Law - Paul Bergman; Nolo Press Editors
      Call Number: KF9217.B47 2012
      ISBN: 9781413313673
      Publication Date: 2012-01-03

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      From Juvenile Delinquency to Adult Crime - Rolf Loeber (Editor); David P. Farrington (Editor)
      Call Number: HV9069.F76 2012
      ISBN: 9780199828166
      Publication Date: 2012-06-07

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      Gangs in America's Communities - James (Buddy) C. Howell
      Call Number: HV6439.U5.H679 2012
      ISBN: 9781412979535
      Publication Date: 2011-11-09

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      Genetic Justice - Sheldon Krimsky; Tania Simoncelli
      Call Number: HV8073.K668 2011
      ISBN: 9780231145206
      Publication Date: 2010-11-22

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      Introducing Forensic and Criminal Investigation - Adam G. Hart; Jane Monckton-Smith; Julia Newberry; Tony Adams
      Call Number: HV8073.I5677 2013
      ISBN: 9780857027528
      Publication Date: 2013-04-05

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      Invisible Men - Pettit
      Call Number: HV9469.P46 2012
      ISBN: 9780871546678
      Publication Date: 2012-07-01

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      Kids, Cops, and Confessions - Barry C. Feld
      Call Number: HV9104.F443 2012
      ISBN: 9780814727775
      Publication Date: 2012-11-26

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      Policing - Carol A. Archbold
      Call Number: HV8142.A73 2013
      ISBN: 9781412993692
      Publication Date: 2012-10-17

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      Popular Crime - Bill James
      Call Number: HV6779.J36 2011
      ISBN: 9781416552734
      Publication Date: 2011-05-03

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      The Anatomy of Violence - Adrian Raine
      Call Number: RC569.5.V55.R35 2013
      ISBN: 9780307378842
      Publication Date: 2013-04-30

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      The Collapse of American Criminal Justice - William J. Stuntz
      Call Number: HV7432.S78 2011
      ISBN: 9780674051751
      Publication Date: 2011-09-30

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