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Sep 25th, 2014
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Ashford 6: - Week 5 - Research Paper



Research Paper

Each student will submit an eight- to ten-page paper (exclusive of title and reference page) on a topic from the list below. The student should be creative in choosing a topic that peaks their interest and can be sufficiently supported with research, data, and substantiated theory or application and allows them to illustrate their critical thinking and writing skills developed throughout the course.

Problem-Oriented Policing

Leadership Effectiveness in Community Policing

Maximizing Law Enforcement Operation Effectiveness

Building Community Support for Policing Efforts

Community Policing Models

Leadership Dilemmas Encountered in Community Policing

The Effectiveness of Community Policing

Organizational Development to Enhance Community Policing

Budget Constraints in Community Policing

Grant Funding of Community Policing Programs

Exercising Community Involvement in Community Policing Efforts

The purpose of the Research Paper is for the student through the use of research and the exercise of critical thinking skills to examine current problems, issues, and factors that influence community-oriented policing models both now and into the future. The emphasis of the paper should center on the importance of the topic with regard to law enforcement administration, leadership, and management of successful community policing organizations. At a minimum, the student’s research and information shall include the following:

A consolidated thesis statement identifying the direction and focus of the paper.

A detailed description of the history and development of the topic.

A comprehensive discussion of the impact or potential impact on community policing effectiveness.

A critical analysis of the topic with regard to community policing.

An assessment of the topic’s effectiveness in addressing organizational and administrative issues within the community policing model. A statistical analysis is included, if applicable.

A discussion on the future effects to community policing and discuss how it will be possible.

The paper must be eight to ten pages in length and formatted according to APA style. You must use at least five scholarly resources (at least two of which can be found in the Ashford Online Library) other than the textbook to support your claims and subclaims. Cite your resources in text and on the reference page. For information regarding APA samples and tutorials, visit the Ashford Writing Center, within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar.
 
Writing the Research PaperThe Research Paper:

Must be eight to ten double-spaced pages in length and formatted according to APA (6th edition) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.

Must use at least five professional resources in addition to the text, at least two of which are found in Ashford Online Library.

Must use APA style as outlined in the approved APA style guide to document all sources.

Must include a cover page that includes:

Title of Paper

Student’s name

Course name and number

Instructor’s name

Date submitted

Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.

Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.

Must include a Reference Page that is completed according to APA (6th edition) style as outlined in the approved APA style guide.

Carefully review the Grading Rubric for the criteria that will be used to evaluate your assignment.

Description:

Total Possible Score: 25.00

Organization: Introduction, Thesis Statement, and Conclusion

Total: 2.00

Distinguished - Paper is logically organized with a well-written introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion.

Proficient - Paper is logically organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. One of these requires improvement.

Basic - Paper is organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. One or more of the introduction, thesis statement, and/or conclusion require improvement.

Below Expectations - Paper is loosely organized with an introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion. The introduction, thesis statement, and/or conclusion require much improvement.

Non-Performance - The introduction, thesis statement, and conclusion are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

Describes the History and Development of the Topic

Total: 3.00

Distinguished - Provides a thorough description of the history and development of the topic.

Proficient - Provides a description of the history and development of the topic. The description is missing minor details.

Basic - Provides a minimal description of the history and development of the topic. The description is missing relevant details.

Below Expectations - Attempts to provide a description of the history and development of the topic; however, the description is missing significant details.

Non-Performance - The description of the history and development of the topic is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Discusses the Impact or Potential Impact One’s Topic Has on Community Policing Effectiveness

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Comprehensively discusses the impact or potential impact one’s topic has on community policing effectiveness. The discussion is fully supported by references and/or examples.

Proficient - Discusses the impact or potential impact one’s topic has on community policing effectiveness. The discussion is supported by references and/or examples but is slightly underdeveloped.

Basic - Minimally discusses the impact or potential impact one’s topic has on community policing effectiveness. The discussion is somewhat supported by references and/or examples but is underdeveloped.

Below Expectations - Attempts to discuss the impacts or potential impact one’s topic has on community policing effectiveness; however, the discussion is not supported by references and/or examples and/or is significantly underdeveloped.

Non-Performance - The discussion of the impact or potential impact one’s topic has on community policing effectiveness is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Analyzes the Topic with Regard to Community Policing

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Provides a thorough analysis regarding community policing. The analysis is supported with specific examples related to community policing.

Proficient - Provides an analysis regarding community policing. The analysis is supported with specific examples related to community policing but is missing minor details.

Basic - Provides a limited analysis regarding community policing. The analysis is somewhat supported with examples related to community policing but is missing relevant details.

Below Expectations - Attempts to provide an analysis regarding community policing; however, the analysis is not supported with examples related to community policing and/or is missing significant details.

Non-Performance - The analysis of the topic with regard to community policing is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Assesses the Topic’s Effectiveness in Addressing Organizational and Administrative Issues Within the Community Policing Model

Total: 4.00

Distinguished - Thoroughly assesses the topic’s effectiveness in addressing organizational and administrative issues within the community policing model. An accurate and complete statistical analysis is included, if applicable.

Proficient - Assesses the topic’s effectiveness in addressing organizational and administrative issues within the community policing model. An accurate statistical analysis is included, if applicable. The assessment is slightly underdeveloped.

Basic - Partially assesses the topic’s effectiveness in addressing organizational and administrative issues within the community policing model. A statistical analysis is included, if applicable. The assessment is underdeveloped.

Below Expectations - Attempts to assess the topic’s effectiveness in addressing organizational and administrative issues within the community policing model; however, an applicable statistical analysis is not included and/or the assessment is underdeveloped.

Non-Performance - The assessment of the topic’s effectiveness in addressing organizational and administrative issues within the community policing model is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Discusses the Future Effects of Community Policing and How It Will Be Possible

Total: 3.00

Distinguished - Comprehensively discusses the topic’s effects on the future of community policing and how it will be possible.

Proficient - Discusses the topic’s effects on the future of community policing and how it will be possible. The discussion is missing minor details.

Basic - Minimally discusses the topic’s effects on the future of community policing and how it will be possible. The discussion is missing relevant details.

Below Expectations - Attempts to discuss the topic’s effects on the future of community policing and how it will be possible; however, the discussion is missing significant details.

Non-Performance - The discussion on the topic’s effects on the future of community policing and how it will be possible is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

Reading: Relationship to Text

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Distinguishes probable implications of the text for contexts, perspectives, or issues outside the assigned task or beyond the author’s explicit message.

Proficient - Uses the text, general background understanding, and/or specific knowledge of the author’s context to draw more intricate inferences about the author’s message and approach.

Basic - Considers how textual features (e.g., sentence and paragraph structure or tone) contribute to the author’s message; draws fundamental inferences about context and rationale of text.

Below Expectations - Inadequately captures vocabulary and makes an effort to paraphrase or summarize the information the text communicates.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Integrative Learning: Connections to Discipline

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - Autonomously synthesizes or draws conclusions by combining examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Proficient - Autonomously correlates examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Basic - Attempts to correlate examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Below Expectations - When prompted, displays inconsistent examples, facts, or theories from multiple disciplines.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Critical Thinking: Evidence

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - Employs persuasive information from credible sources to develop an ample analysis or synthesis of the topic. Viewpoints of experts are scrutinized thoroughly.

Proficient - Employs applicable information from credible sources to develop an analysis of the topic.

Basic - Identifies applicable information from credible sources, but may neglect the application of such information toward the analysis of the topic.

Below Expectations - Displays information from external sources, but such information may lack credibility and/or relevance. Neglects the application of such information toward the analysis of the topic.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Context of and Purpose for Writing

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Demonstrates methodical application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is evident and easy to understand. Summaries, quotes, and/or paraphrases fit naturally into the sentences and paragraphs. Paper flows smoothly.

Proficient - Demonstrates sufficient application of organization and presentation of content. The purpose of the writing is, for the most part, clear and easy to understand. There are some problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper flows somewhat smoothly.

Basic - Demonstrates a limited understanding of organization and presentation of content in written work. The purpose of the writing is somewhat evident, but may not be integrated throughout the assignment. There are many problems with the blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly in all sections.

Below Expectations - Organization and presentation of content is extremely limited. The purpose of the writing is unclear. There is little or no blending of summaries, paraphrases, and quotes. Paper does not flow smoothly when read.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Written Communication: Control of Syntax and Mechanics

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Displays meticulous comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains no errors, and is very easy to understand.

Proficient - Displays comprehension and organization of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains only a few minor errors, and is mostly easy to understand.

Basic - Displays basic comprehension of syntax and mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains a few errors, which may slightly distract the reader.

Below Expectations - Fails to display basic comprehension of syntax or mechanics, such as spelling and grammar. Written work contains major errors, which distract the reader.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

APA Formatting

Total: 0.63

Distinguished - Accurately uses APA formatting consistently throughout the paper, title page, and reference page.

Proficient - Exhibits APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout contains a few minor errors.

Basic - Exhibits basic knowledge of APA formatting throughout the paper. However, layout does not meet all APA requirements.

Below Expectations - Fails to exhibit basic knowledge of APA formatting. There are frequent errors, making the layout difficult to distinguish as APA.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Page Requirement

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - The paper meets the specific page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Proficient - The paper closely meets the page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Basic - The paper meets over half of the page requirement stipulated in the assignment description.

Below Expectations - A fraction of the page requirement is completed.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Resource Requirement

Total: 0.62

Distinguished - Uses more than the required number of scholarly sources, providing compelling evidence to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Proficient - Uses required number of scholarly sources to support ideas. All sources on the reference page are used and cited correctly within the body of the assignment.

Basic - Uses less than the required number of sources to support ideas. Some sources may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are used within the body of the assignment. Citations may not be formatted correctly.

Below Expectations - Uses inadequate number of sources that provide little or no support for ideas. Sources used may not be scholarly. Most sources on the reference page are not used within the body of the assignment. Citations are not formatted correctly.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

Instructor will leave feedback on paper we did this week once he does I will post thanks

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