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$100 a Day: Justice and Reparation in California's Legal System
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2010-152
Description: In 1991, Rick Walker was wrongly convicted of murder and spent the next 12 years in prison. This program tells the story of his exoneration and the political struggle to secure financial compensation for him from the state of California.
Keywords: Gwen R. Essegian; Mark Ligon; Prison

All About Forensic Science
Series Title: Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Call Number: DVD 2013-256
Description: Pop-culture stereotypes and the sciences behind criminology.
Keywords: Forensic Science

Behind Bars
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-134
Description: An examination of prisons and penal institutions around the world.
Keywords: Prisons

Behind the Blue Wall
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2003-37
Description: Profiles the NYPD and its high-profile cases of police brutality.
Keywords: Police Brutality: NYPD

Careers in Criminal Justice
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Call Number: DVD 2008-20
Description: Overview of careers by the Meridian Education Coorporation in the field of criminal justice, including police officers, investigators, correctional officers, bodyguards, parole officers, private detectives, and special agents.
Keywords: Vocational Guide

Concrete Steel & Paint
Series Title: 2009
Call Number: DVD 2014-36
Description: The film chronicles complications when two artists tried to bring together inmates of Graterford maximum-security prison and residents of Fairhill, a poor, violent neighborhood from which many of the inmates hail, to create a mural.
Keywords: Prison; Art; Documentary

Condemned: Life Behind Bars
Series Title: 20th Century with Mike Wallace
Call Number: VCR 2004-133
Description: Documents the high rate of incarceration in the US, and reasons why imprisonment may not work.
Keywords: Prisons

Conducting Interrogations
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's Street Cop Video Training Series
Call Number: DVD 2008-99
Description: Interviewing in Law Enforcement.
Keywords: Police Training

Conducting Interviews
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's Street Cop Video Training Series
Call Number: DVD 2008-100
Description: Interviewing in Law Enforcement.
Keywords: Police Training

Cop Counselors
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Call Number: DVD 2008-74
Description: Introduces three individuals working to change the stigma of cops seeking therapy to help officers coping with stress and traumatic experiences from the field.
Keywords: Psychology; Bill Kurtis Host; Dave Goldberg; Suicide

Courtroom Survival Tactics
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's street cop video training series
Call Number: DVD 2008-97
Description: Interviewing in Law Enforcement.
Keywords: Police Training

Crime and Deviance
Series Title: Key Issues in Sociological Theory
Call Number: VCR 2004-110
Description: Shows a historical looks at the sociological theories regarding the causes of crime and deviance.
Keywords: Criminology; Criminal Sociology

Crime Scene Insects
Series Title: Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Call Number: DVD 2013-257
Description: Insects reveal time of death, drugs a victim used, and more. The Program examines their role in solving two murder cases from 1935 and 1997.
Keywords: Forensic Science

Crooked Cops
Series Title: 20th Century
Call Number: VCR 2004-102
Description: Takes a look at past scandals and the changing nature of police corruption.
Keywords: Police Corruption

Developing Street Sources and Cis
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's Street Cop Video Training Series
Call Number: DVD 2008-103
Description:
Keywords: Police Training; Moral Ethics

Dhamma Brothers: East Meets West in the Deep South
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2008-168
Description: Inmates serving long sentences at Donaldson Correctional Facility in Bessemer, Alabama, participate in a Vipassana meditation program.
Keywords: Buddhism; Prisons

Ethical Considerations
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's Street Cop Video Training Series
Call Number: DVD 2008-102
Description:
Keywords: Police Training; Moral Ethics

Falsely Accused
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2004-129
Description: Focuses on people who have been accused of crimes including Richard Jewel and Lenell Geter.
Keywords: Criminal Investigation: False Accusations

Farm: Life inside Angola Prison
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-128
Description: Documentary film which follows the lives of 6 men imprisoned in Angola, Louisiana State Penitentiary.
Keywords: Prisons: Louisiana State Penitentiary

Favela Rising
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2009-235
Description: Documents how former drug-trafficker Anderson Sa and Jose Junior's Grupo Cultural AfroReggae are working to unite a Rio slum against a violent drug industry and police oppression through the usage of music as an instrument for change.
Keywords: Brazil; Music; Gangs

From Prison to Home
Series Title: 2008
Call Number: DVD 2011-132
Description: Experiences of four black ex-inmates over the course of a year with employment, housing, addiction, family, and participation in the nontraditional African American Program for parolees.
Keywords: Prisons

Ghosts of Attica
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Call Number: DVD 2009-107
Description: An account of America's most violent prison rebellion including interviews with inmate Frank Black, Smith guard Mike Smith, attorney Elizabeth Fink, and others. Narrated by Susan Sarandon.
Keywords: Brad Lichtenstein; Police; Security

Good Cop, Bad Cop
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2003-3
Description: Examines the relationship between police and the citizens they serve.
Keywords: Police-Community Relations

Herman's House
Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2014-31
Description: Injustice of solitary confinement is explored as the movie follows the unlikely friendship between Jackie Sumell, a New York artist, and Herman Wallace, one of America's most famous inmates, as they collaborate on an acclaimed art project.
Keywords: Documentary; Art; Prisons

Hidden Traps & Secret Compartments
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's Street Cop Video Training Series
Call Number: DVD 2008-101
Description:
Keywords: Police Training; Drug Traffic

History of American Corrections
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Call Number: VCR 2004-148
Description: The 200-year evolution of a vital part of the criminal justice system.
Keywords: Prisons

History of Policing in America: All in a Day's Work
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2004-105
Description: History of American police from 1800s to the present.
Keywords: Police: History

Internal Affairs
Series Title: American Justice
Call Number: VCR 2004-103
Description: Internal Affairs investigations of police officers in New York City, Atlanta, Chicago, and San Diego.
Keywords: Police Corruption

It's Not Okay: Speaking Out Against Youth Violence
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Call Number: DVD 2009-153
Description: High school students offer their perspective on violence and its day-to-day impact. Topics discussed include the causes of violent behavior, effects of dysfunctional families, bullying, mob mentality, and the fear of being killed going to and from school.
Keywords: Juvenile Offendors; Crime

Juvenile Justice
Series Title: American Justice
Call Number: VCR 2004-136
Description: Looks at the growing trend of juvenile crime and what can be done about it.
Keywords: Juvenile Offenders

Juvenile Justice: in the Child's Best Interest
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2002-196
Description: Follows several cases in the juvenile court systems of Indiana.
Keywords: Juvenile Offenders

Juvies
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2003-136
Description: A report on juvenile delinquents, detention centers, and the juvenile justice system
Keywords: Juvenile Offenders

Keepers: The Other Inmates
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2003-135
Description: Follows prison guards as they patrol the corridors and yards of America's penitentiaries.
Keywords: Corrections; Prisons

Life After Prison
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2003-137
Description: Discusses the adjustment ex-prisoners have to make when returning to life after prison.
Keywords: Parole

Mad or Bad? Psychologically Assessing Criminal Competence
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2002-198
Description: Explores the intricacies of judging a serial murderer legally insane.
Keywords: Serial Murders

Missouri's Different Approach to Juvenile Justice
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Call Number: DVD 2010-162
Description: Follows the story of 5 young offenders in Missouri as they pass through the system in alternative group homes and counseling programs.
Keywords: ABC News; Juvenity Offendors

Offender Profiling
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2013-261
Description: Visual Media for University & High School Classrooms.
Keywords:

On Parole: Prisoners of Freedom
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-188
Description: Documents the challenges faced by parolees and those who monitor their behavior
Keywords: Criminal Justice System: Parole

Parole Board: Nevada
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-187
Description: Examines parole cases of three convicted felons at the Southern Nevada Correctional Center.
Keywords: Criminal Justice System: Parole

Parole Board: New Hampshire
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-196
Description: Examines parole cases of three convicted felons at the New Hampshire State Prison
Keywords: Criminal Justice System: Parole

Parole Board: West Virginia
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-186
Description: Examines parole cases of three convicted felons at the Huttonsville Correctional Center
Keywords: Parole

Plea
Series Title: 2004
Call Number: DVD 2009-99
Description: Examines the prevalence of plea bargaining in the American justice system, and the failures of justice that result when the practice is misused.
Keywords: Plea Bargaining

Punishing Parents: Who is Responsible for Delinquent Kids?
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2002-199
Description: John Stossel views the debate over accountability for juvenile crimes.
Keywords: Juvenile Offenders

Que bom te ver viva = How nice to see you alive
Series Title: 1989
Call Number: DVD 2014-143
Description: Interviews with women who survived torture and imprisonment for political offenses following the Brazilian military coup of 1968; interspersed with a fictional dramatization of the life of such a survivor played by Irene Ravache.
Keywords: Political Prisoners; Brazil; Documentary

Quiet Rage: The Stanford Prison Study
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Call Number: DVD 2008-33
Description: Considers the causes and effects that make prisons such an emotional issue through an experiment conducted in 1971 with students at Stanford University.
Keywords: Prisons; Psychology; Experiments; Ken Musen

Racial Profiling and Law Enforcement
Series Title: ABC News: Nightline
Call Number: VCR 2003-2
Description: Investigates the issue of racial profiling in law enforcement.
Keywords: Racial Profiling

Rodney King Incident
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2003-73
Description: Presents the unedited Rodney King videotape, interviews, new evidence.
Keywords: Police Brutality: LAPD; Riots

Scared Straight!; Scared Straight! 20 Years Later
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2008-22
Description: Profiles a juvenile crime prevention program where teenage lawbreakers spent a day inside Rahway's maximum-security prison with some of New Jersey's most dangerous criminals. Prisoners described prison life, emphasizing it's worst features. "Scared Straight 20 Years Later" traces the subsequent lives of the teens and convicts.
Keywords: State Prison; Juvenile Offenders

Solitary Confinement
Series Title: Investigative Reports
Call Number: VCR 2004-185
Description: Issues surrounding solitary confinement.
Keywords: Prisons: Solitary Confinement

Surveillance
Series Title: Pat McCarthy's Street Cop Video Training Series
Call Number: DVD 2008-98
Description: Interviewing in Law Enforcement.
Keywords: Police Training

Teenage Terror: Kids Committing Murder
Series Title: Against the Law
Call Number: DVD 2009-152
Description: Addresses societal constraints that helped keep youth violence in check by examining teenage murder cases.
Keywords: Juvenile Offendors; CBS

The Last Graduation: The Movement for College Programs in New York State Pr
Series Title: 1997
Call Number: DVD 2011-134
Description: Brief history of the 1971 Attica Prison Rebellion and the college prison program which was initiated afterward.
Keywords: Prison; Riots

The Reckoning: The Battle for the International Criminal Court
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2010-154
Description: Rome Conference of 1998 and the ratification of the ICC in 2002.
Keywords: Luis Moreno Ocampo

Thin Blue Line
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2000-94
Description: About the conviction of Randall Adams for the murder of a Dallas cop.
Keywords: Murder Trial

This Black Soil: A Story of Resistance and Rebirth
Series Title: 2004
Call Number: DVD 2011-133
Description: Chronicles the successful struggle of Bayview, Virginia, a small and severely impoverished rural African-American community, to overcome the state of Virginia's plans for building a prison in their backyard, and under the leadership of visionary women, building a new community from the grounds up.
Keywords: Teresa Konechne; African American Women

Thug Life in D.C.
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2003-72
Description: Focuses on a teenager facing 115 years for shooting a D.C. police officer.
Keywords: Juvenile Offenders

To a Different Beat
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2003-1
Description: Investigates community policing initiatives in New Orleans, London.
Keywords: Crime Prevention: Community Policing

Trial by Jury
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2004-111
Description: Origins of the jury trial, the jury's role in the judicial system, what it's like to serve on a jury.
Keywords: Juries

War Don Don
Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2011-186
Description: Trial of Issa Sesay, former rebel leader accused of war crimes in the Special Court for Sierra Leone.
Keywords: War Crime; Revolutionary United Front (RUF)

What I Want my Words to do to You: Voices from a Maximum Security Women's P
Series Title:
Call Number: DVD 2010-153
Description: Women inmates of a New York prison create works of poetry and prose during a workshop led by Eve Ensler which ends in the performance of their writing by critically acclaimed actors.
Keywords: Prisons; PBS

Young Criminals, Adult Punishment
Series Title:
Call Number: VCR 2002-197
Description: Examines the issue of how to handle violent juvenile offenders.
Keywords: Juvenile Offenders