What suggestions do you recommend for overcoming the “code of silence” that permeates all levels of the department?

istorically, police executives have sought to distance themselves from police misconduct as a form of political survival. Rather than addressing the true causes, they seek quick fixes. Quick fixes serve as a catalyst for police misconduct and encourage only a narrow investigative focus, as opposed to exploring systemic problems. As the supervisor of the internal… Continue reading What suggestions do you recommend for overcoming the “code of silence” that permeates all levels of the department?

Do you believe that someone convicted of a misdemeanor for their third offense should be subjected to life imprisonment under this legislation?

Students will be expected to post their first initial discussion board posting by Thursday of each week. Discussion posts will be graded and late submissions will be assigned a late penalty in accordance with the late penalty policy found in the syllabus. NOTE: All submission posting times are based on midnight Central Time. Students are… Continue reading Do you believe that someone convicted of a misdemeanor for their third offense should be subjected to life imprisonment under this legislation?

Does coverage of sensationalistic and violent crime create fear among the general public?

Media coverage influences the public’s perception of the criminal justice system and the policy agendas of those within the system. This often results in changes within the operational structure of the police, courts, and corrections centers. These changes include the firing of employees, the initiation of internal investigations, and the privatization of services. Respond to… Continue reading Does coverage of sensationalistic and violent crime create fear among the general public?

Identify at least five factors you think would be most prevalent in influencing interactions within the criminal justice system.

Overview In this assignment, you will look at Loden’s Wheel of Diversity factors and identify the pertinent information that frequently impacts interactions throughout the criminal justice system, specifically in relation to policing, courts, and corrections. Prompt In Modules Three and Four, you examined Loden’s Wheel of Diversity, which portrays the lens through which people process… Continue reading Identify at least five factors you think would be most prevalent in influencing interactions within the criminal justice system.

How does a lawyer make the determination of which postconviction relief options to pursue?

Write an essay of 750-1,000 words that includes the following: Discuss the potential postconviction relief options for a convicted criminal. For example, an appeal, a request for a new trial, or a judgment notwithstanding the verdict. How does a lawyer make the determination of which postconviction relief options to pursue? Why are these posttrial procedures… Continue reading How does a lawyer make the determination of which postconviction relief options to pursue?

Explain how you would address validity threats, particularly internal validity (plausible rival hypothesis).

At the heart of any evaluation is the evaluation design. It is now common consensus in policy evaluation that no amount of sophisticated analysis can repair a poorly designed study. There is no such thing as a perfect evaluation design and there are always tradeoffs. One of the most important tradeoffs has to do with… Continue reading Explain how you would address validity threats, particularly internal validity (plausible rival hypothesis).

For this first short week #1, one page is sufficient.

view the following short TED talk (9 minutes) on leadership and respond with your general thoughts on the three questions / areas that are identified at the end of this video. For this first short week #1, one page is sufficient.

Reaction paper must be in full apa style and format and be no less than 800 words (excluding the separate cover, abstract, and reference pages).

Reaction Paper must be in full APA style and format and be no less than 800 words (excluding the separate cover, abstract, and reference pages). The paper must include a cover/title page, a separate abstract page with keywords, in-text citations, properly placed page numbers, running heads, and a separate reference page identifying all sources. The… Continue reading Reaction paper must be in full apa style and format and be no less than 800 words (excluding the separate cover, abstract, and reference pages).

Your paper should not contain direct quotes, sourced material must be paraphrased.

This assignment will be submitted to Turnitin™. Instructions Answer the following questions in detail: Describe a scenario in which a crime scene investigator may have a conflict of interest in recovering evidence from a scene. Discuss options for the investigator in handling the conflict of interest (besides removing themselves from the scene). Identify a crime… Continue reading Your paper should not contain direct quotes, sourced material must be paraphrased.