As a student today, you do not want to simply learn about the world; you want to change it. Gaines/Miller's CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION, 11E provides a template for that change. This magazine-style text focuses on big questions that you've probably already been asking yourself about police tactics, incarceration policies and other major issues in criminal justice. You learn to think critically, ethically and practically about criminal justice issues as captivating content, lifted from the latest headlines, and numerous smaller investigations help you better understand how the U.S. criminal justice system impacts everyone. You gain skills beneficial for a career in criminal justice or any other field, as you actively explore the counterbalancing interests, concepts and theories that characterize today's criminal justice system. MindTap digital resources help you further master concepts and techniques with on-the-go audiocast episodes, career decision-making scenarios and riveting mission-critical stories.