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Criminal Justice:General Information

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          Finding Books not owned by Forsyth Library


                      This is primarily an online database of books that are located in libraries all over the United States and around the World. 



            Finding Books

          If you would like to browse for books, look in these areas in the General Collection on the 2nd floor, or the Reference Collection on the Main floor:  


          HV6001-7220.5              Criminology

          HV6035-6197                 Criminal anthropology Including

                                                  criminal types, criminal

                                                  psychology, prison psychology,

                                                  causes of crime

          HV6201-6249                  Criminal classes

          HV6250-6250.4               Victims of crimes. Victimology

          HV6251-6773.55             Crimes and offenses

          HV6774-7220.5               Crimes and criminal classes

          HV7231-9960                  Criminal justice administration

          HV7428                         Social work with delinquents

                                                   and criminals

          HV7431                         Prevention of crime, methods

          HV7435-7439                 Gun control

          HV7551-8280.7              Police. Detectives. Constabulary

          HV7935-8025                 Administration and organization

          HV8031-8080                 Police duty. Methods of protection

          HV8035-8069                 Special classes of crimes,

                                                  offenses and criminals

          HV8073-8079.35            Investigation of crimes.

                                                  Examination and identification

                                                  of prisoners

          HV8079.2-8079.35         Police social work

          HV8079.5-8079.55         Traffic control. Traffic accident


          HV8081-8099                 Private detectives. Detective


          HV8130-8280.7               By region or country

          HV8290-8291                 Private security services

          HV8301-9920.7              Penology. Prisons. Corrections

          HV9051-9230.7              The juvenile offender. Juvenile


                                                   Reform schools, etc.

          HV9261-9430.7              Reformation and reclamation of

                                                  adult prisoners

          HV9441-9920.7              By region or country

          HV9950-9960                 By region or country




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          Lynn Haggard
          Forsyth Library,Room 135B

          Ph. 785-628-5566

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          600 Park Street

          Hays, KS 67601
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