CJA 394 ENTIRE COURSE
CJA 394 Week 1 Individual Assignment Criminal Justice Overview Paper
Instructions: Select one of the following issues:
- Racial profiling
- Prison overcrowding
- The war on drugs
- Increased use of technology
- Cultural diversity Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper addressing how your selected issue affects the criminal justice system as a whole. Include the following in your paper:
- Describe some of the change(s) the criminal justice system as a whole has made in response to the issue you selected.
- Include your opinion on whether the changes are sufficient. Should more changes be made, and if so, what changes? Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 394 Week 1 Individual Assignment My Bio
Must contain at least 150 words. Instructions: Post Bio under the "Bio" Thread and Submit your Bio to the Assignment Section. Your bio must contain at least 150 words.
CJA 394 Week 1 Learning Team Assignment Team Leader Schedule
Weekly Team Leaders Instructions: Submit a weekly schedule of your Team Leader. Remember, I can only accept the Team Assignments from the Team Leader
CJA 394 Week 2 Individual Assignment Policing Practices and Operations Paper
Instructions: Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper discussing policing practices and operations. Include an assessment of the following:
- The relationship between traditional organizational structures of policing agencies
- Communication patterns both within and outside the policing agency
- Current trends in the approach to the policing function Identify any existing issues with the partnership between law enforcement and community.
Recommend any necessary changes to improve partnerships between law enforcement and community. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 394 Week 2 Learning Team Assignment Current and Futures Roles of Policing Presentation
Instructions: Create a 10- to 15-slide presentation in which you discuss current issues related to policing. Select one of the following issues:
- Community relations
- Diversity of officers and community members
- Use of technology by officers and the community
- Changes in crime analysis/mapping and patrol practices Include the following in the presentation:
- Explain how your chosen issue impacts the way policing agencies complete their function.
- Describe the changes policing agencies have made (at the local, state, and federal levels) in response to this issue and analyze the effectiveness of the changes.
- Identify and analyze future changes related to the issue you selected.
- Include two academic references including one from the library. Note. Include speaker notes with each of your slides. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 394 Week 2 Learning Team Charter
Team Charter Instructions: Complete the Team Charter and submit it to the Assignment Section by the due date.
CJA 394 Week 3 Individual Assignment Court Issues & Victims’ Rights Paper
Complete both Part A and Part B. Part A: Select one of the following issues that court administrators face:
- Volume of cases in the court system
- Diversity of judges
- Language barriers and availability of court-interpreters
- Attorney-related issues Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper to describe the efforts that court administrators have made to address or solve the issue. Have the efforts been successful in addressing the issue?
Part B: Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you summarize the current state of victims' rights in your state (including identifying the existence of any victims' rights laws) and assess their impact on criminal law proceedings. Include a description of one change you would make in the criminal court system regarding victim's rights. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment
CJA 394 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Court Structures & Issues Paper
Instructions: Read the Court Structures and Issues document. Choose from the following options:
- Option 1: Court Structures and Issues Paper
- Option 2: Court Structures and Issues Podcast
- Option 3: Court Structures and Issues Presentation Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 394 Week 3 Learning Team Assignment Policy Monitoring vs. Policy Evaluation Comparison Brief
Instructions: Your team has been tasked with writing a report where you compare and contrast policy monitoring and policy evaluation. This brief is intended for a high level executive of your organization, so ensure that you keep it concise and relevant. Select a team member's organization or one you are familiar with. Prepare a 1,050- to 1,400-word report on policy monitoring compared to policy evaluation. Be sure to answer the following questions in your brief:
- What is policy monitoring?
- What is policy evaluation?
- How does policy monitoring compare to policy evaluation?
- Which is most applicable to criminal justice policy? Format your report consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 394 Week 4 Individual Assignment Community Based Correctional Program Presentation
Instructions: Research existing community-based correctional programs in your area. Create a program that the court could offer as part of a sentencing option that you think would be effective when given to offenders enrolled in the program. Part A Use the Brochure Builder tool to design an informational 1- to 2-page brochure explaining your program.
Part B Create a 5- to 7-slide presentation in which you address the following:
- Explain the issues you identified while researching existing community based programs.
- Describe your proposed program.
- Explain why you designed the program the way you did and explain what you hope the program will accomplish. Note: Include detailed speaker notes with each slide. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment
CJA 394 Week 4 Learning Team Assignment Correctional Issues Paper
Instructions: Select one of the following topics:
- The federal government's decision to reduce or eliminate minimum mandatory sentences for non-violent drug offenses
- The continued abolishment by individual states of the death penalty as a sentencing option
- The U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision to eliminate "life without the possibility of parole" as a sentencing option for juvenile offenders
- Court rulings that mandate reductions in prison populations Write a 1,400- to 2,100-word paper describing your selected issue and how it has evolved to its current status. Include the following in your paper:
- Explain how the issue will affect correctional populations.
- Identify how other policing agencies, courts, and society are affected by the current status of this issue. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
CJA 394 Week 5 Individual Assignment Global Crime Issues Paper
Instructions: Identify the current crimes and criminal issues that impact the criminal justice system on a global basis. Write a 1,400- to 2,000-word paper that addresses the following:
- Describe what worldwide criminal justice systems are doing to address the criminal issues you identified.
- Find and summarize a news story covering either a cybercrime or a terrorism-related crime that occurred within the last 2 years that had a worldwide impact.
- Discuss how worldwide criminal justice systems handled the crime.
- Provide your opinion on the effectiveness of the systems' response and include suggestions for future responses to combat or prevent these crimes. Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
CJA 394 Week 5 Learning Team Assignment Social Media & the Criminal Justice System Presentation
Instructions: Identify two different examples (one positive and one negative) of social media that has impacted (or interacted with) global criminal justice systems. Create a 12- to 15-slide presentation addressing the following:
- Describe the impact/interaction the form of social media had upon the criminal justice system.
- Explain the effects of the positive impact/interaction and suggest additional ways in which the criminal justice system can use this form of social media.
- Explain the effects of the negative impact/interaction and suggest ways in which the criminal justice system can use this form of social media more effectively.
- Using one of the social media forms that your team selected, develop a plan to use that social media form in a way that would have an impact on global policing, courts, and corrections systems. Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines. Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.
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