We often think about criminal justice policies from a larger, federal perspective, but there are far more examples of policies and programs at the local and state levels. In this assignment, you research and explore local policies and programs, including their impact on criminal justice organizations and practitioners.
Use the weekly readings, the internet, and the University Library to find resources for your assignment. Consider searching with the name of your community, city, or state; and with key terms such as: criminal justice policy, criminal justice program evaluation, criminal justice current events, etc.
Write a 350- to 700-word paper stating your knowledge, interests, and opinions of local and state-level criminal justice programs and policies in your area. Address the following in your paper:
- Research types of criminal justice programs and policies existing in your city or state.
- Describe your current understanding of criminal justice programs and policies.
- Explain the areas of criminal justice programs and policies that intrigue you the most.
- Explain why criminal justice programs and policies may need evaluation.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.
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