The purpose of this Assignment is to compare and contrast the
current dominant approaches to crime prevention. Through this assignment, you
will examine approaches used by the three components of the criminal justice
system — law enforcement, courts, and corrections — for the prevention of crime.
This assignment will require you to use at least five sources outside the
textbook, which may include academic papers, journal articles, or books
available from the online library, or from another source. You may
include only one website as a source.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word essay comparing the dominant
approaches to crime prevention. Include the following in your essay:
Identify the dominant approaches to
crime prevention currently used by law enforcement, courts, corrections, family,
Compare the dominant approaches used for
Contrast the dominant approaches used
for crime prevention.
Analyze which approaches are most
Format your work consistent with APA guidelines.
Include a title and reference page.
Cite a minimum of three sources within the body of your paper,
using in-text citations where appropriate.