Research and Policy Development Paper

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Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper describing the importance of research as it relates to policy development within the field of criminal justice. Address each of the following:

  • Identify the purposes and types of policies within the field of criminal justice.
  • Describe the relationship between research and policy development.
  • Provide examples of how research can assist policy makers by informing their policy decisions.
  • Identify two examples of policies that were developed within the past 10 years that resulted from research within the field of criminal justice.

Include at least four peer-reviewed references.

Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

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Running head: RESEARCH AND POLICY DEVELOPMENT

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Introduction
In the criminal justice field, there cannot be effectiveness without research as it assists
lawmakers in developing policies that are more effective and in supporting law enforcement
officers in their practices (Rodriguez, 2018). In the absence of solid research backing the various
activities performed in criminal justice, there will be a waste of money, time and other resources
on programs that have no positive impact and so many lives will be put at great risk. This paper
seeks to describe the importance of research in policy development, identify the purpose and
different types of policies, and describe the relationship that exists between research and policy
development. Research plays an indisputable role in the field of criminal justice, particularly in
policy development; this is evident from the recent policies developed through research such as
the Obama Drug Policy and the Fair Sentencing Act.
Purposes and Types of Policies in the Field of Criminal Justice
Policies serve multiple purposes in the criminal justice field. They provide the general
framework that directs the operations in the criminal justice system. Policies also aid in the
execution of strategies, and they ensure that individuals in the criminal justice system clearly
understand their work and comprehend their action's consequences (Cole et al., 2018). Besides,
policies influence the behavior of employees and support ethical or compliant decision making.
They also create a need for credibility and trust for all those in the criminal justice field. Policies
help in the establishment of internal controls and assist in the prevention, detection, and response
to the criminal code of conduct. Lastly, they give organizations in charge of criminal justice
related matters the mandate to operate.

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Further, there are different types of policies within the criminal justice field. Amongst
them is crime prevention policies which are developed to mitigate the incidents of crime in the
society. New crime prevention polici...

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