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Criminal Justice 103: Public Policy & Criminal Justice

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Use this engaging Criminal Justice 103 course to learn more about public policy and the criminal justice system. Our text and video lessons can be used to help you study for a test or catch up in class, and the multiple-choice quizzes help test your understanding.
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12 chapters in Criminal Justice 103: Public Policy & Criminal Justice

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Lesson 1 - The Relationship Between Crime & Punishment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Deterrence Theory of Punishment: Definition & Effect on Law Obedience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7084].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7084].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Probation & Parole: Overview, History & Purposes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28184].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Intermediate Sanctions: Definition, Purpose & Advantages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25021].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Solitary Confinement: Definition & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56840].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56840].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Corporal Punishment: History & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Capital Punishment? - Definition, History, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19528].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19528].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - History of Corrections & its Impact on Modern Concepts Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28183].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Federal Law Enforcement: Agencies & Responsibilities Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31549].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31549].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - State Law Enforcement: Agencies, Roles & Models Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31550].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31550].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Local Law Enforcement: Types, Agencies & Roles Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31551].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31551].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The U.S. Attorney General: History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25053].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25053].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA): History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25055].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25055].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI): History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25056].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25056].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - U.S. Marshals Service: History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25059].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25059].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - National Security Division (NSD): History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25060].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25060].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The U.S. Department of Justice Criminal Division: History, Role & Purpose Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25061].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[25061].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Executive Branch of Government: Definition, Responsibilities & Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Legislative Branch of Government: Definition, Power & Function Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9242].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9242].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Judicial Branch of Government: Definition, Role & Power Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[9252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - U.S. Bureaucracy: Definition, History, Functions & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Interest Groups: History, Types, Development & Maintenance Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42898].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[42898].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Public Opinion? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Influence of Media Reports on Public Policy and Opinion Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39536].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39536].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Identifying Criminal Justice Stakeholders Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320159].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320159].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How Demographics Contribute to Crime Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21833].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21833].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Criminal Justice & Social Justice: The Issues of Equity & Fairness Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29288].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29288].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Public, Law Enforcement & Perpetrators of Crime: Relationship & Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Police Discretion: Definition, Examples, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19537].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Police Use of Force & Excessive Force: Situations & Guidelines Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30294].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30294].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - What is Police Brutality? - Definition, Statistics & History Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19504].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19504].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Racial Profiling & Biased Policing: Definition & Impact Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[30295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Major Problems, Issues & Trends Facing Prisons Today Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28189].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28189].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Incarceration of Non-Violent Criminals: Issues, Alternatives & Policy Reform Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320165].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320165].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Mandatory Minimum Sentencing: Laws, History, Pros & Cons Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19448].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[19448].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Criminal Justice Research Bases of Knowledge: Organizations, Uses & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320177].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320177].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Crime Measurement Programs: History & Nature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21832].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21832].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Crime Surveys & Self-Report Surveys: Implications & Uses Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[320179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Using Existing Statistics to Collect Social Research Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11774].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11774].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Observational & Field Research Are Used to Collect Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Using Archival Research & Secondary Records to Collect Social Research Data Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11775].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11775].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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