In Week 2, you submitted your Topic Selection and Proposal. Throughout the
length of the course, you have read about your topic, increased your knowledge
about your topic, and gathered credible information while conducting research on
your topic. Now, you get to consolidate all of your research and assignments
into one deliverable final Research Project.
The Basics of APA Style Tutorial is helpful in writing your
Write a four to six (4-6) page paper in which you:
Give a brief explanation of your chosen topical area.
Based on your chosen topic, define the problems and challenges that exist in
crime and criminology. Explain the historical issues that have contributed to
the problems and challenges.
Address the internal and external stakeholders and how they contribute to
both the problems and the solutions in crime and criminology.
Discuss the data and information that you have collected while conducting
research on your topic. Discuss how the data relates to the problems and
challenges in crime and criminology.
Develop a solution that addresses the problems and challenges in crime and
criminology, based on your research.
Use at least eight (6) scholarly sources in this assignment. Note:
Wikipedia, Ask.com, Answers.com and general websites do not qualify as
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s
name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page