criminal justice research article paper

Assignment Content

  1. Locate a recent criminal justice research article from a recognized, peer-reviewed, professional journal or government publication.
    Note: Non-peer-reviewed newspaper articles or articles from popular magazines, such as
    Time or
    Newsweek, are
    not acceptable.
    Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you address the following:

    • Identify the purpose of the research study, problem, and questions.
    • Describe the design of the study.
    • Identify an operational definition used by the researchers.
    • Identify whether the research study is a quantitative or qualitative design. Explain your answer.
    • Identify the methodology, population, sampling methods, and return rate, if applicable.
    • What were the findings of the study?
    • Describe the author’s conclusions and recommendations.

    Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines (Remember that you must cite the information used).