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Criminal Justice

Montgomery Library's Guide to Criminal Justice Resources


Library Guide for Criminal Justice Research           

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eBook Collection by EBSCOhost

Additional e-books not available through CU Search can be found at EBSCOhost's ebook collection, which contains over 180,000 books.

Recent Titles in Print

Find these books and many others in the reference and circulating collections on Montgomery Library's first floor.

REF HV 6787 .A374 2019   Crime in the United States, 2019
BJ 1012 .R5525 2021     Moral Acrobatics: How We Avoid Ethical Ambiguity by Thinking in Black and White
HD 9019 .M382 U625 2022   Can Legal Weed Win?: The Blunt Realities of Cannabis Economics
E 185.615 .Y35 2023   Until Our Lungs Give Out: Conversations on Race, Justice, and the Future
HM 821 .P547 2022     A Brief History of Equality
HN 80 .M6 F67   A Voice but No Power: Organizing for Social Justice in Minneapolis
HN 90 .V5 V5485 2020   Violence in American Society: An Encyclopedia of Trends, Problems, and Perspective Volume 1
HN 90 .V5 V5485 2020   Violence in American Society: An Encyclopedia of Trends, Problems, and Perspective Volume 2
HT 1523 .M325 2021   The Inner Work of Racial Justice: Healing Ourselves and Transforming Our Communities Through Mindfulness
HT 1581 .R56 2020   Black Lives and Spatial Matters: Policing Blackness and Practicing Freedom in Suburban St. Louis
HV 40 .S6135 2022     Homelessness and Housing Advocacy: The Role of Red-Tape Warriors
HV 6250.4 .W65 B869 2022    Gender Violence: Resistance, Resilience, and Autonomy
HQ 799.2 .V56 M397 2021   Adolescent Exposure to Violence and Adult Outcomes: Results from the National Youth Survey Family Study
HT 1523 .D55 2021   Antiracist discourse: Theory and history of a macromovement
HV 6025 .C537 2020   Classic Writings in Anarchist Criminology: A Historical Dismantling of Punishment and Domination
HV 6197 .U6 M85 2019   The Condemnation of Blackness: Race, Crime and the Making of Modern Urban America
HV 6250.4 .W65 G48 2020   Gender Violence: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, 3rd Ed.
HV 6251 .B4273 2021   Command and Persuade: Crime, Law, and the State Across History
HV 6322.7 .A66 2021   Complying with Genocide: The Wolf You Feed
HV 6431 .L955 2019   Another Kind of War: The Nature and History of Terrorism
HV 6431 .P679 2021   Home, Land, Security: Deradicalization and the Journey Back From Extremism
HV 6515 .K57 2020   The Last Book on the Left: Stories of Murder and Mayhem from History's Most Notorious Serial Killers
HV 6524 .E78 2021   Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America
HV 6534 .P5 S36 2020   The Eulogy of Homicide: Race, Place, and Space in Postwar Philadelphia
HV 6250.4 .W65 D475 2022    Every 90 Seconds: Our Common Cause Ending Violence Against Women 
HV 6626.2 .B56 2023   Violence Never Heals: The Lifelong Effects of Intimate Partner Violence for Immigrant Women
HV 6773.15 .C97 S335 2020   Myths and Realities of Cyber Warfare: Conflict in the Digital Realm
HV 8073 .B358 2019   The Handy Forensic Science Answer Book
HV 8073 .B373 2020   Blood, Powder, and Residue: How Crime Labs Translate Evidence Into Proof
HV 8073 .L29 2021   Understanding Eyewitness Memory: Theory and Applications
HV 8073 .R4975 2019   Finding the Truth with Criminal Investigation: Suspect, Subject, Defendant
HV 8746 .U6 W35 2022     Indefinite: Doing Time in Jail
HV 9469 .L267 2021   Redistributing the Poor: Jails, Hospitals, and the Crisis of Law and Fiscal Austerity
HV 9471 .D94 2019   Women Lifers: Lives Before, Behind, and Beyond Bars
HV 9950 .O25 2019   Shadows of Doubt
K 3641.L44 2020   Legalizing Cannabis: Experiences, Lessons, and Scenarios
KD 371 .W56 C35 2022     The Last Witches of England: A Tragedy of Sorcery and Superstition
KF 4288 .W45 2021    Creative Expression and the Law
KF 4772 .G77 2022   When Freedom Speaks: The Boundaries and Boundlessness of our First Amendment Right
KF 9329 .J64 2021   Wrongful Conviction in Sexual Assault: Strange Rape, Acquaintance Rape, and Intra-Familial Child Sexual Assaults
PN 4784 .O62 H495 2021   We Are Bellingcat: Global Crime, Online Sleuths, and the Bold Future of News
RA 563 .M56 M28 2022   Just Health: Treating Structural Racism to Heal America
UA 10 .U54 2022   Paramilitarism: Mass Violence in the Shadow of the State

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Browse the Collection

Use these call numbers to browse the reference and circulating collections on Montgomery Library's first floor.

Library of Congress Classification Guide for Criminology and Law:

HV 6001-7220.5 Criminology
HV 6035-6197       Criminal anthropology, criminal types, prison psychology
HV 6250-6250.4       Victims of crimes. Victimology
HV 6251-6773.55           Crimes and offenses
HV 7231-9960 Criminal justice administration
HV 7431       Prevention of crime
HV 7551-8280.7       Police. Detectives. Constabulary
HV 8081-8099       Private detectives. Detective bureaus
HV 8290-8291       Private security services
HV 8301-9920.7       Penology. Prisons. Corrections


K 5000-5582 Criminal law and procedure
KB 3000-3034          Police and public safety
KF Law of the United States

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