Instructional Objectives for this activity:Correlate social causes of crime and society.
The "War on Drugs" dates back to the 1970s and was initiated under President Nixon. Drug networks had become global by that time from Latin America to the Asian continent. For this week's individual work, please complete the following:
Compare the national drug data that is published by the United States Department of Justice and the DEA to those of your own state. The website for the national data is http://www.justice.gov/dea/. You will need to research to locate the data from your own state.
Summarize your findings in police report type form, research examples if needed, and share your opinion of the effectiveness of drug prohibition by the nation and your own state.
For citation guidelines, please refer to the table in the APA Style section of the syllabus.
Save your document with a file name that includes your name, course code-section number, and title.
(For example: JaneSmith_CCJ2501-12_Week9.docx)
If you are not using Microsoft Word, save your document with the .rtf file extension (Rich Text Format).
To submit your Individual Work, go to the Dropbox and click "Submit Assignment."
Submit this document to the Week 9: Individual Work basket in the Dropbox.