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CJA 204 ? Criminal Justice System Paper ? Explain components of the criminal justice system and the criminal process ? 821 words (APA + References)




The main components of the criminal justice system are law enforcement (The Police), Correctional Agencies, and Criminal Courts. ?The police enforce the law, Investigate crimes, apprehend offenders, reduce and prevent crime, maintain public order, ensure community safety, provide emergency and related community services, and protect the fundamental rights and freedoms of individuals. Correctional Agencies, carry out sentences imposed by the courts, provide safe and humane custody and supervision of offenders, protect the community, rehabilitate, reform, and reintegrate convicted offenders back into the community, and respect the legal and human rights of the convicted. Criminal Courts conduct fair and impartial trials, decide criminal cases, ensure due process, determine guilt or innocence, impose sentences on the guilty, uphold the law, require fairness throughout the justice process, protect the rights and freedoms of anyone facing processing by the justice system, provide a check on the


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