INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE is a bestselling introductory criminal justice text written by professors who actively teach the course to large numbers of undergraduates each year, and it is uniquely attuned to the needs of today's students and instructors. Now in its sixteenth edition and known for its authoritative, solidly researched content, Siegel and Worrall's text delivers comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of criminal justice. Extremely student friendly, the text's balanced and objective presentation is packed with provocative real-world examples and the latest developments from the field; for instance, decriminalization and other actual and proposed reforms at all stages of the criminal justice process. Crisp writing paired with vivid illustrations guides readers through the intricate workings of the police, courts, and correctional systems; the concepts and processes of justice; and key policy issues. What’s more, the MindTap® that accompanies this text helps students practice and master techniques and key concepts while engaging them with video cases, career-based decision-making scenarios, visual summaries, and more.