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Criminal Justice: Getting Started

A guide to resources for research in criminal justice.

Finding eBooks

Online Reference

Reference Books in Grafton



Symbol of Justice

Symbol of Justice by DonkeyHotey, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

This guide is designed to help you get started on research in Criminal Justice. Feel free to contact me with any questions, or to set up an in-depth research consultation.


Finding Print Books in Grafton Library

Browse for books on the shelves at Grafton Library using the Library of Congress' subject classification system. Criminal Justice books start with the call number HV. You can also try searching under "Subject Alphabetical" for "Homicide" "Crime" or "Criminal Justice"

HV 6001–7220.5

-Criminal anthropology

-Criminal classes

-Victims of crime/victimology

-Crimes and offenses

-Crimes and criminal classes

HV 7231–9960

Criminal Justice Administration:
-Social work with delinquents and criminals

-Prevention of crime, methods, etc.

-Gun control

-Police/Detectives /Constabulary

-Private security services

-Penology/Prisons/ Corrections


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