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Criminal Justice

Guide to academic resources for Criminal Justice


The Criminal Justice program is designed to support students in the development of a specific skill concerning the relationship of citizen and state, and the resolution of disputes arising between the two. Criminal Justice draws selectively from sociology, psychology, political science, and law. The foundation of Criminal Justice study refers to criminal behavior and society's responses to it. It also reflects different perspectives on the same subject matter. Students of Criminal Justice are prepared for careers in a wide range of governmental and private sector environments related to criminal justice. They will also prepare for graduate study in the behavioral sciences, government, and law.


To support this goal, the Weeks-Townsend Memorial Library provides students with access to information resources that support teaching and learning in criminal justice. This subject guide is designed to help you locate and navigate these resources provided by the library. If you need assistance with this guide or desire additional materials or Reference help, please contact the library.

Below are some resources to help you get started.

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