Assignment 2: Approaches to Crime Prevention
The purpose of this Assignment is to compare and contrast the current dominant approaches to crime prevention. Through this assignment, you will examine approaches used by the three components of the criminal justice system â€” law enforcement, courts, and corrections â€” for the prevention of crime. This assignment will require you to use at least five sources outside the textbook, which may include academic papers, journal articles, or books available from the online library, or from another source. You may include only one website as a source.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word essay comparing the dominant approaches to crime prevention. Include the following in your essay:
- Identify the dominant approaches to crime prevention currently used by law enforcement, courts, corrections, family, or community.
- Compare the dominant approaches used for crime prevention.
- Contrast the dominant approaches used for crime prevention.
- Analyze which approaches are most effective.
Format your work consistent with APA guidelines.
Include a title and reference page.
Cite a minimum of five sources within the body of your paper, using in-text citations where appropriate.