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Criminology and Public Policy


Deviant Behavior

Behavioral and Social Sciences -- Law and Justice

Behavioral and Social Sciences -- Women and Minorities

Prison and Punishment 

Policing or police or law enforcement

Each Branch library is arranged according the the Library of Congress Classification system. Once you know the general area where books on your topic are kept, it can be very effective to browse the shelves. How to read a call number

HV1-9960  Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology

HV6001-7220.5  Criminology 

HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology Including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology 
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
​HV7435-7439 Gun control 
HV7551-8280.7 Police. Detectives. Constabulary
HV8073-8079.35 Investigation of crimes. Examination and identification of prisoners

HV8079.2-8079.35 Police social work 
HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners