You will write an original research paper of at least 5-6 pages on an issue within criminology and/or the criminal justice system your choice (Topics examples: police brutality, overcrowding in prisons, human trafficking, stop and frisk, hate crimes, body cameras on police, or I.C.E.). In your papers, you should answer the following questions in essay format:
What is your issue/topic?
Who does this issue affect negatively and/or positively?
When, how, and where it began?
Who are the key people/institutions/organizations involved?
How has law affected your topic?
Did a law create it, change it, try to solve it?
Why is it an important issue?
What is being done to solve the issue/topic, if any?
Link your topic to at least 2 different topics covered in class
At least 2 academic references use. These include journals and books. Websites that are acceptable are .edu or .gov sites. You can ask if you have questions.
APA Style and Plagiarism Free