Week 5 Discussion – Due
Apr 21, 2021 11:59 PMMCJ6001-Criminal Justice Administration SU01
The discussion assignment provides a forum for discussing relevant topics for this week on the basis of the course competencies covered.
For this assignment, make sure you post your initial response to the Discussion Area by the due date assigned.
To support your work, use your course and text readings and also use the South University Online Library. As in all assignments, cite your sources in your work and provide references for the citations in APA format.
Start reviewing and responding to the postings of your classmates as early in the week as possible. Respond to at least two of your classmates’ initial postings. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between two or more lines of reasoning in the discussion. Cite sources in your responses to other classmates. Complete your participation for this assignment by the end of the week.
Criminal justice administrators must be aware that the public maintains great interest in the operation of their agencies. Particularly when dangerous lawbreakers are involved, mistakes can be costly, and are reported publicly.
To what extent does an agency’s dependence on public opinion impede or encourage planned change?
What changes should the management of a troubled correctional facility make to keep the employees happy and prevent the public from going against the facility?
Provide an example of a significant research study done in the criminal justice field. How have the results of this research study revolutionized the working of the criminal justice system?
What are the positive effects of research in the criminal justice profession since the President’s Commission in 1967? What are the negative effects?
Week 5 DiscussionDiscussion Topic Due April 21 at 11:59 PM