Instructional Objectives for this activity:Identify the role of State Legislators.
Research your State's General Assembly or State Legislature. Please respond to all of the following prompts:
Find at least one pending criminal justice related bill on something in which interests you such as gangs, domestic violence, etc.
How, as a criminal justice professional would you be influential in the process of making law and in what way is a criminal justice agency influential in the process of making law?
Should criminal justice agencies have a say in what laws are passed and what resources are allocated?
The minimum expectation for class discussions is to respond directly to each part of the discussion prompt and to respond to at least two other posts, either by a student or instructor, by the end of the week:
Submit one main post responding directly to each part of the discussion prompt.
This should be a substantive response to the topic(s) in your own words, referencing what you have discovered in your required reading and other learning activities.
You may use resources in addition to your textbook that support your post(s); however, you must mention the source(s) that you used in your post(s).
Reply to at least two posts. Responses can be made to students or to your instructor.
Responses to other individuals' posts should:
Expand on their ideas.
Discuss the differences between your thoughts and theirs.
Explain why you agree or disagree.
For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.