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Criminal Justice

This guide will help you find reliable information on criminal justice.

Definition

Criminal justice is society’s response to violations of the criminal law. The criminal justice system is the aggregate of all operating, administrative and technical support agencies that perform criminal justice functions. There are three basic operational areas to the criminal justice system in the United States: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.

Corrections includes Prison Administration and Safety

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St. Louis Community College Libraries

Florissant Valley Campus Library
3400 Pershall Rd.
Ferguson, MO 63135-1408
Phone: 314-513-4514

Forest Park Campus Library
5600 Oakland
St. Louis, MO 63110-1316
Phone: 314-644-9210

Meramec Campus Library
11333 Big Bend Road
St. Louis, MO 63122-5720
Phone: 314-984-7797

Wildwood Campus Library
2645 Generations Drive
Wildwood, MO 63040-1168
Phone: 636-422-2000