For this week, we are asking questions such as what is a program evaluation? How is a program evaluation useful in the field of criminology or criminal justice? And how do program evaluations further our understanding of social phenomena versus other research tools? This assignment is twofold: 1) to assess how well you read journal […]
What is the purpose of a minimum-security prison? What type of security does a minimum-security prison offer? If the inmates are considered such a low risk, should such prisons be phased out in favor of house arrest and other alternative methods of punishment?
This week you will describe how technology has affected policing methods in patrol. Write a 750–1000 word essay incorporating the following: Identify and explain how technology was used in each of the following policing eras: Political Era Professional Era Community Oriented Era Identify and explain how technology changed policing methods in patrol during each policing […]
Define the terms UCR, NIBRS, and NCVS. What is the purpose of each? If you could pick only one measure of crime, which one would you choose? Defend your answer?
Each discussion should be 300 words or more Just “I agree” or “I disagree” or “it is a good point” etc. are not acceptable discussion posts. Each discussion must discuss an original issue from the readings and should respond to another post. APA in-text (Links to an external site.) citations and references are required for any external […]
The history of correctional institutions is well-documented. Correctional institutions (jails and prisons) house individuals who are awaiting trial, serving both short and long term sentences. Correctional officers are responsible for the monitoring, treatment and supervision of individuals who have been found guilty by a court of law. For this assignment, we will take you inside […]
The Importance of Reentry Programs & Recidivism Rates Chapter1: Introduction – reentry programs help offenders (living accommodations, employment, substance abuse, mental health) Purpose For the Study( reentry programs decrease recidivism) Research Questions Type of reentry programs How effective are reentry programs Alternative Programs decreasing recidivism within communities How are reentry programs structured Likelihood of ex-offended […]
For this week’s Discussion Forum, pay close attention to BOX 7.1, Inspiring Examples of Victim Activism, which is found on pages 208-209 of your text. Which of these stories, if any, inspires you the most? Why does it inspire you? If none of these stories inspire you, why is that? Contemplate your own life experiences […]
A SWOT analysis is a major tool which can be utilized in the strategic planning process for any organization. According to Helms and Nixon (2010) the origin of the term “SWOT” is unknown; however, it has grown to be utilized as a key tool in addressing complex strategic situations by […]
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper on substance abuse treatment. Include the following: · Describe contemporary substance abuse and addiction treatment strategies. · Compare treatment strategies for various correctional facilities. · Recommend one treatment strategy for a specified correctional population, and justify your recommendation. · Describe potential legal and ethical challenges faced by corrections professionals […]