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Criminal Justice Sciences

This guide is meant to point researchers in the direction of commonly-used criminal justice resources available at Illinois State University. There are also descriptions of general search strategies to use those resources.

Finding Books at Milner

Criminal Justice books can be found on the 4th floor of Milner Library. Here is a breakdown of the major subjects within Criminal Justice Sciences, organized by Library of Congress call numbers. These are general topics. For more specific subtopics, reach out or search the library catalog.  

The resources in the More Help box below provide more information about finding and accessing books and other resources in Milner's catalog.

  • HV 6035-6197 - Criminal anthropology (Including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime)
  • HV 6201-6249 - Criminal classes
  • HV 6250-6250.4 - Victims of crimes. Victimology
  • HV 6251-6773.55 - Crimes and offenses
  • HV 6774-7220.5 - Crimes and criminal classes
  • HV 7428 - Social work with delinquents and criminals
  • HV 7431 - Prevention of crime, methods, etc.
  • HV 7435-7439 - Gun control
  • HV 7551-8280.7 - Police. Detectives. Constabulary
    • HV 7935-8025 - Administration and organization
    • HV 8031-8080 - Police duty. Methods of protection
      • HV 8035-8069 - Special classes of crimes, offenses and criminals
      • HV 8073-8079.35 - Investigation of crimes. Examination and identification of prisoners
      • HV 8079.2-8079.35 - Police social work
      • HV 8079.5-8079.55 - Traffic control. Traffic accident investigation
    • HV 8081-8099 - Private detectives. Detective bureaus
    • HV 8130-8280.7 - By region or country
  • HV 8290-8291 - Private security services
  • HV 8301-9920.7 - Penology. Prisons. Corrections
    • HV 9051-9230.7 - The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency. Reform schools, etc.
    • HV 9261-9430.7 - Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners
    • HV 9441-9920.7 - By region or country
  • HV 9950-9960 - By region or country

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