The project essay/research paper (6 pages): This DOES NOT include the title page,
abstract and the reference page. The 6 pages includes ONLY the main body of the
All written materials must follow APA guidelines and demonstrate strong academic writing. We
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Your essay should include four major sections: the Title Page, Abstract (150-250
words), Main Body, and References.
The research report projects require approval from the student’s AJS 295 instructor The
professor will then review the topic with the student, and help to hone the project into a
defined and pursuable assignment for the semester.
The student will select a criminal justice topic or a criminal justice crime policy. The student may
select an issue impacting police, courts, or corrections. In selecting one of the core components
(police, courts, or corrections) the students will describe how each component is being impacted
from the issue. The student may also select a criminal justice crime policy. In selecting a criminal
justice policy, the student will describe a police policy, crime policy, or sentencing policy
describing its purpose. In addition, the current status of that particular policy needs to be
The student will select a criminal justice topic or a criminal justice crime policy and will include
Critically analyze major issues involved in criminal justice and apply sound arguments
regarding crime-related issues.
Apply the issues and influences of the inner workings of the criminal justice system
(police, courts and corrections), its agencies and the criminal justice system theory,
research, and practice.
articulate a critical understanding of the landmark cases using constitutional precedence
(if applicable on the topic selected)
demonstrate the tenets of the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights
And articulate an understanding of the components of the criminal justice system
+++ 1/2 PAGE SUMMARY ABOUT THE ESSAY THAT I HAVE TO summarize