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Criminal Justice Administration Resources: Get Started

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This guide will help you find criminal justice information. Click a link below to get started.

Articles: Locate law enforcement and criminal justice related articles and journals
Books & E-Books: Borrow a book from the library, or access e-books from home
Reference Materials: Use reference books to find background, trends, theory, and statistics
Videos & Images Find image collections or stream videos from home
Websites: Use the Web to find associations, government agencies and other websites
APA: Give credit to your sources by citing properly in APA format
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