Criminal Justice

Criminal justice is the system of practices and institutions of governments directed at upholding social control, deterring and mitigating crime, or sanctioning those who violate laws with criminal penalties and rehabilitation efforts. Those accused of crime have protections against abuse of investigatory and prosecution powers.

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Criminal Justice - History - Modern Police
... In the 1920s, led by Berkeley, California police chief, August Vollmer and O.W ... Wilson, police began to professionalize, adopt new technologies, and place emphasis on training and professional qualifications of new hires ...

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    Squeeze human nature into the straitjacket of criminal justice and crime will appear.
    Karl Kraus (1874–1936)