Riminal Justice Organizations Assignment 4

Chapter 13

Assess the organizational effectiveness implications of mandatory sentencing laws and the get tough approach to law enforcement. Show how these measures have impacted policing, the courts and, in particular, corrections. Use the principles of organizational effectiveness to support or oppose such laws.

What are some of the unintended consequences of mandatory sentencing laws?

If you could influence the process what changes would you support to offset the problems associated with the toughened sentences?

Out of all three criminal justice components, law enforcement, corrections, and the courts, has mandatory sentencing laws caused any one of these specific CJ components any operational problems (ex. Hire more manpower, spend more public funds, etc)?

Have mandatory sentencing laws proven to be effective in reducing crime (support your response with any research that may be available on the subject)?

Riminal Justice Organizations Assignment 4

You are to carefully read the following material & answer questions on Criminal Justice Organizations. I will provide you access to E-book that you will be using to answer questions. If you have any questions or concerns please contact me as soon as possible. Each question must be answered correctly and completely, and the response must be grammatically correct. Information from the Ebook text, or PowerPoints that I provide, can be used to respond to the question.