Rime Prevention Program, Topic or Philosophy

The purpose of the Final Paper is for you to examine a current crime prevention program, philosophy, or topic, in depth and to provide successful guidance to crime prevention consumers. You will submit an eightto ten-page paper which provides a study of one program, philosophy, or topic and the effects on crime prevention in the United States. You may choose a federal, state or local program to study. At a minimum, your research and information for the research shall include the following:

1. A detailed presentation of the factors necessitating the particular crime prevention program, philosophy, or topic.

2. Discussion of the element or elements of the crime triangle that the crime prevention program seeks to address.

3. Analysis, including statistical support, of the success of the program in affecting crime.

4. A critical analysis of the effectiveness of the crime prevention program.

5. Commentary on the impacts of societal factors on the selected crime prevention program.

6. A prediction concerning the technological advancements of the program and the resulting success or failure based upon these advancements.

You may supplement your paper with interviews of law enforcement or crime prevention personnel, comparisons of crime prevention programs, evaluation of successful programs in other countries, and financial constraints or grant funding mechanisms that provide for program implementation.

Must be eightto tendouble-spaced pages and formatted according to APA style as outlined in your approved style guide.

Must include a cover page that includes:

Must include an introductory paragraph with a succinct thesis statement.

Must address the topic of the paper with critical thought.

Must conclude with a restatement of the thesis and a conclusion paragraph.

Must use APA style as outlined in your approved style guide to document all sources.

Must include, on the final page, a Reference List that is completed according to APA style as outlined in your approved style guide.