This is an assignment that focuses on the Comparison of the Root Causes of Crime in a region. The paper also discusses the risk factors of several aspects.
Comparison of the Root Causes of crime in a region
No directly quotes material may be in this project paper. Resources should also be summarized or paraphrased with appropriate in-text and Resource page citations. You are working as a criminal justice research specialist assigned to a special crime reduction task force. The officials would like a report from you on three main theories as they relate to criminal behavior. Additionally, the focused crimes are personal assault, robbery, burglary, and theft. While race and also ethnicity are not factors, there may be other identifiable factors or theories that motivate or predict a personal propensity to criminal behavior. Your assignment is to:
Discuss in detail the risk factors and explanations for each of the following. I.e social, biological and psychological theories of criminal behavior. Compare and contrast each of the theories, determining which is the most likely to be the primary contributor to criminal activity. Collectively, these comparisons must be support by at least three (3) citations sources from the course instructional materials or outside scholarly sources. (Note: “Scholarly” sources include articles from professional journals – See UMGC Library database—and also other professional publications, textbooks, professional association sponsored websites, etc. Not included are blogs, commercial websites and/or anything from Wikipedia.)
Format: 1. A minimum of 2,000 and maximum of 2,500 words, not including cover page and also references page. 2. The cover page should include the name and number of the course, the name of the student, title of the project and the date of submission. 3. The narrative composition is to be 12 pt. font, double spacing, with 1-inch margins. 4. Resources, including course materials, must be both in the narrative where appropriate and on a separate references page, using APA citation rules.