This is a research paper on the topic of consensual/victimless crime or female crime (examples: prostitution (two consenting adults), illegal gambling and illicit drug usage). Students should choose one type of crime and discuss the patterns of criminal behavior for that type of crime. Students should choose one type of crime and discuss the patterns of criminal behavior for that type of crime.
Discuss the limitations in the data and its findings. Describe any biological, psychological, criminological, sociological correlates to that particular criminal behavioral pattern (week 1 reading). Also, In your paper, discuss any policy that has been develope-d base-d on the data and findings. Furthermore, discuss the effectiveness of that policy relating to the patterns of criminal behavior for that particular crime.
Students must show their knowledge and understanding of the pattern of criminal behavior for the type of crime they are discussing in their paper.
Also, The paper should be well writte-n with correct spelling and proper grammar. Students should begin the paper with a thesis statement, followed by the body of the paper, and end the paper with a conclusion.
The paper should display the student’s understanding and knowledge of the topic. The paper should not contain the student’s opinion on the topic. It should contain the facts and demonstrate the student’s knowledge of those facts. If these criterions are not followe-d than points will be deducte-d when grading the content of the paper.
The paper assignment must contain at least five (5) academic resources cited in it. The class textbook Profiles in Crime: Typologies of Criminal Behavior by Aida Y. Hass-Wisecup may be use-d but does not count as an academic resource for paper purposes.
Students may use other textbooks as academic resources. The resources that should be use-d are “peer reviewe-d”, “academic” or “scholarly” journals. Examples of these types of journals: Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Criminal Justice Review, Criminal Justice Review). Also, Students may use credible on-line resources. (Examples of these types of credible on-line resources are The DEA Government Website, The FBI Government Website, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Government Website, United States Secret Service Government Website, National White Collar Crime Center, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) and Bureau of Justice Statistics.
Wikipedia, newspaper articles, magazines (examples are Time, People, Newsweek, The New Yorker) or any blogs as the required academic resources for the paper. Also, The reference section of the paper must contain a variety of acceptable resources and the proper citations. Lastly, A student may have more than 5 resources cited in the paper but there have to be 5 resources that fit the academic criteria as stated.
There are three readings for this assignment two of them are attached and the other one corresponds to this link : https://bjs.ojp.gov/library/publications/criminal-victimization-2019