The tenth edition of CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN ACTION places you in the center of the action and helps you excel in your criminal justice course. You'll explore vivid real-life applications that clarify key concepts, and have opportunities to provide your own opinions on the most pressing and controversial issues in the field. Chapter material makes sense, thanks to straight-from-the-headlines vignettes that show the relevance of upcoming discussions. Choosing what's important to remember is a snap with each chapter's numbered objectives, which are reinforced throughout the chapter. And to gear you up for a rewarding career, each chapter includes advice from a criminal justice professional and a practical guide to researching potential CJ careers online.