Choose one of
the following major criminal justice areas: law enforcement,
prisons/corrections, the courts, Homeland Security, private security, or
emergency management and address the following.
the topical area (e.g. local police department, community jail, border patrol)
a problem or challenge within your topical area that you understand in some
depth or have an interest in (examples include high crime rate, poor morale,
high levels of violence or recidivism, high number of civilian complaints of
harassment, inadequate equipment). Outline the context of the problem or
challenge, including the history and any policy decisions that have contributed
to the situation.
have internal or external stakeholders influenced the situation in a positive
or negative way? How will you consider stakeholders in your solution to the
problem? How will you motivate individuals to buy into your solution?
how technologies or information systems have contributed to the problem and how
you will propose technology be implemented into the solution.
what data you have collected or researched to indicate there is a problem.
Include at least two sources of data and how each is relevant to the problem.
an effective and efficient solution(s) and a course of action (i.e. plan) that
addresses the problem or challenge.
what methods of assessment you will employ to measure the effectiveness of your
This paper should
be between10 and 15 pages in length, not including title and reference pages, and
must adhere to APA 6thed style standards including the following:
Double space, 1” margins, title page, in text citation references, and a
reference page. There should be a minimum of 7 credible references (not