Investigate a criminal prevention, treatment, or punishment program or a current crime policy in the U.S. Use your research to include the following: Give the history and results of the program or policy, discuss in detail the criminological theories behind the program or policy, and include your perspective regarding the success of the program or policy. The major portion of your paper should be a discussion of all the criminological theories behind the program or policy you are investigating.
For the final research paper, you will investigate and thoroughly research a criminal prevention, treatment, or punishment program, or a current crime policy. The history and results of the program or policy will be given. The criminological theories behind the program or policy must be discussed in detail. This is the main part of the report. The paper must include 5 or more peer reviewed references, not including the text. Acceptable sources could include the textbook, scholarly journals, and interviews of individuals currently employed or retired from the criminal justice system. General websites such as Google.com and Wikipedia.com are not acceptable. Citations must be in APA format. The body of the report should be 6 to 8 pages double-spaced, 12-point font. You are expected to write professionally with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.