Search the HCC Catalog for Materials on Criminal Justice and Police Science!
This is general search advice for HCC library materials on Criminal Justice and Police Science. The Library of Congress subject headings are used to organize materials in the Library Catalog. The main subject headings for Criminal Justice and Police Science are: Crimes and Offenses, Police--United States, and Criminology.
TIP- When you find a book that is relevant to your topic, check to see which Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) are attached to its catalog record. By clicking on any of the subject headings you can see all of the other books that share that classification. It may help you find more books relevant to your topic. You can then browse books in the catalog by LC subject headings (Search by: Subject). The Library of Congress has several subject headings that pertain to Criminal Justice. In addition to "Criminology," search for "Victimology," "Criminal Justice Administration," "Crimes and Offenses," and "Police."
The following are the general subject sections covering Criminology and their respective Call Numbers in the library.
HM435-477 History of sociology. History of sociological theory
HM461-473 Schools of sociology. Schools of social thought
HM481-554 Theory. Method. Relations to other subjects
HM661-696 Social control
HM701 Social systems
HM706 Social structure
HM811-821 Deviant behavior. Social deviance
HM826 Social institutions
HM831-901 Social change
HM1001-1281 Social psychology
HM1041-1101 Social perception. Social cognition including perception of the self and others, prejudices, stereotype
HM1106-1171 Interpersonal relations. Social behavior
HM1176-1281 Social influence. Social pressure
HV1-9960 Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
HV6035-6197 Criminal anthropology Including criminal types, criminal psychology, prison psychology, causes of crime
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
HV7428 Social work with delinquents and criminals
HV7431 Prevention of crime, methods, etc.
HV7435-7439 Gun control
HV8035-8069 Special classes of crimes, offenses and criminals
HV8073-8079.35 Investigation of crimes. Examination and identification of prisoners
HV8079.2-8079.35 Police social work
HV8301-9920.7 Penology. Prisons. Corrections
HV9051-9230.7 The juvenile offender. Juvenile delinquency. Reform schools, etc.
HV9261-9430.7 Reformation and reclamation of adult prisoners
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