Use a combination of OneSearch, Criminal Justice databases, Google's Advanced Search, and Google Scholar.
Limit to Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journal articles, or adjust the Publication Date to the most recent research.
Add additional keywords. Connect synonyms with OR to look articles with similar terms or related concepts.
Use AND to combine your topic with subtopics.
Searching individual databases that contain criminal justice publications helps limit the scope of your search.
Some Criminal Justice databases I recommend are:
Use Google's Advanced Search to further refine your results.
You can search for exact phrases, exclude certain words, and even limit to certain sites, like .gov websites:
Search your topic in Google Scholar. Pay attention to suggested search terms if you need inspiration.
Look for results that have E-resources @ Cedarville to get full-text access. Related searches can give you more ideas.