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The Criminal Justice System


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A brief description on the criminal justice system.

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The Criminal Justice System

  1. 1. The Criminal Justice System Diana L. Ray
  2. 2. Criminal Justice <ul><li>Has many definitions </li></ul><ul><li>Security </li></ul><ul><li>The Court System </li></ul><ul><li>Investigation </li></ul>
  3. 3. Crime Trends <ul><li>Many different crimes trends include </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Class and Race and Crime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Age and Crime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geography and Crime </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Violent Crime </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Maryland Government. (2008).  Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention . </li></ul>
  5. 5. Law Enforcement <ul><li>Protect Society against Criminals </li></ul><ul><li>Enforce the Laws </li></ul><ul><li>Provide services available to society </li></ul><ul><li>Investigating Crimes </li></ul>
  6. 6. Circuit Courthouse and Trials <ul><li>Judges </li></ul><ul><li>Jurors </li></ul><ul><li>Attorneys </li></ul><ul><li>Court Reporters </li></ul><ul><li>Baltimore County, Maryland. (2009).  Circuit Court . </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sentencing & Punishment <ul><li>Who hands down the sentence? </li></ul><ul><li>Purposes of sentencing and punishment </li></ul><ul><li>Factors when considering the type of sentence </li></ul><ul><li>Different types of punishment </li></ul>
  8. 8. Correctional Facilities <ul><li>The Maryland Correctional Adjustment Center (MCAC) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Supermax Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Houses up to 511 of the most dangerous criminals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Msnbc. (2009).  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Correctional Facilities <ul><li>Washington County Detention Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Minimum Security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Population </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Washington County Detention Center <ul><li>Washington County Sheriff's Office. (2002-2007). </li></ul>
  11. 11. Community Corrections <ul><li>Pre-Release and Reentry Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Houses up to 177 men and women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Rehabilitate individuals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Community Corrections Center </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Houses up to 64 men and women </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provide proper services </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. References <ul><li>Baltimore County, Maryland. (2009).  Circuit Court . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Cecil County Government. (2009).  Cecil County Maryland Sheriffs Office . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland Government. (2008).  Governor's Office of Crime Control and Prevention . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>Maryland State Archives. (2009).  Department Of Public Safety & Correctional Services . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li>Montgomery County, Maryland Department of Correction and Rehabilitation. (2008-2009).  Department of Correction and Rehabilitation . Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Msnbc. (2009).  Msnbc . New thinking on ‘Supermax’ prisons. Retrieved from </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Washington County Sheriff's Office. (2002-2007).  Washington County Sheriff's Office . Retrieved from </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank You <ul><li>If You have any further questions please feel free to contact me. </li></ul><ul><li>Thank You for your time. [email_address] </li></ul>