Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System
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Drugs, Crime, and the Justice System A National Report from the Bureau of Justice Statistics by United States

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Written in English


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Number of Pages224
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Open LibraryOL7367960M
ISBN 100160382637
ISBN 109780160382635

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  Drugs, Crime, and Justice is an engaging, yet comprehensive, analysis of the interrelationships among drug use/abuse, crime, and first four chapters introduce readers to the interrelationships between drugs and crime, while the second later chapters provide readers with an overview of historical and contemporary policies, as well as a comprehensive review of research on . Contents Books About: The twenty-six articles in this edited volume provide perspective on the interrelated issues surrounding the use of drugs in society. Although drugs have long been a social problem, the importance of the issue—and the involvement of the criminal justice system. Drugs, Crime, and Justice is an engaging, yet comprehensive, analysis of the interrelationships among drug use/abuse, crime, and first four chapters introduce readers to the interrelationships between drugs and crime, while the second later chapters provide readers with an overview of historical and contemporary policies, as well as a comprehensive review of research on policing. The connection between drug abuse and crime is well known. Drug abuse is implicated in at least three types of drug-related offenses: (1) offenses defined by drug possession or sales, (2) offenses directly related to drug abuse (e.g., stealing to get money for drugs), and (3) offenses related to a lifestyle that predisposes the drug abuser to engage in illegal activity, for example, through.

Incorporating fields of sociology, criminology, and public policy, this book provides a more complete understanding of the issues surrounding drugs. The primary purpose of this work is to teach students about the dynamics of drugs (both legal and illegal) in American society, while providing a look at historical law creation and current law. Crime and Criminal Justice in America, Third Edition, addresses the major controversial issues in U.S. policing, courts, and the correctional system. This book features unique graphics and contemporary data and research, developed by Joycelyn Pollock, criminologist, and University Distinguished Professor of Criminal Justice, Texas State University.   Robert P. Gandossy, Jay R. Williams, Jo Cohen, and Henrick J. Harwood, Drugs and Crime: A Survey and Analysis of the Literature, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice, National Institute of Justice, May , NCJ Although NIJ ended ADAM in , the Office of National Drug Control Policy operated ADAM II from to   Doing so would also be an effective way to fund crime reduction efforts and to ease the financial burden placed on the criminal justice system. In the end, marijuana use is not completely harmless and the legalization of it is not without risk; however, the harm associated with marijuana use and legalization pales in comparison to prohibition.

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