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Criminal Justice: Books

Library resources for criminal justice.

Find A Book

We have several print reference books available at the library.

If you're interested in electronic books, try  searching for electronic bookss in Ebook Central, our electronic books database.

We also have some reference books available online through Oxford Reference Online.

Criminal Justice - Reference Books

Browsing Information

Many of our book sources can be found in the BCTC Stacks. If you’d like to browse, or you’re looking for a particular topic, please see the following call numbers. If you don't see the topic that you need, ask at the reference desk.

  • Social pathology, social and public welfare, criminology:  HV1-9960
  • Criminology:  HV6001-7220.5
  • Criminal anthropology: HV6035-6197
  • Criminal classes:  HV6201-6249
  • Victims of crimes/victimology HV6250-6250.4
  • Crimes and offenses: HV6251-6773.55
  • Crimes and criminal classes: HV6774-7220.5
  • Criminal justice administration: HV7231-9960
  • Social work with delinquents and criminals: HV7428
  • Prevention of crime, methods, etc.: HV7431
  • Gun control: HV7435-7439
  • Police, detectives, constabulary: HV7551-8280.7
  • Administration and organization: HV7935-8025
  • Police duty, methods of protection: HV8031-8080
  • Special classes of crimes, offenses and criminals: HV8035-8069
  • Investigation of crimes, examination and identification of prisoners: HV8073-8079.35
  • Police social work: HV8079.2-8079.35
  • Traffic control, traffic accident investigation: HV8079.5-8079.55
  • Private detectives, detective bureaus: HV8081-8280
  • Private security services: HV8290-8291
  • Penology, prisons, corrections: HV8301-9920.7
  • The juvenile offender, juvenile delinquency, reform schools, etc.: HV9051-9230.7
  • Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners: HV9261-9960.7

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Maureen Cropper
Electronic Resources Librarian / Professor
BCTC - Leestown Campus
Lexington, KY 40511

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