Assignment 2: Identifying and Gathering Relevant Data
Select at least ten scholarly articles from the Argosy University online library resources, Google Scholar, or other databases using key words related to the criminal behavior for which you want to develop a prevention plan.
You should select peer-reviewed journals from the Argosy University online library resources and full-text articles on Google Scholar.
Based on the articles, identify common denominator descriptions of those perpetrating the particular criminal behavior you are working with.
Next, locate the crime rate statistics in your community for the particular criminal behavior you have chosen using the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI’s) Uniform Crime Reports (UCR).
Create the list of selected scholarly articles, along with an outline of the common descriptors of those involved in the criminal behavior and a specific fact outline from the FBI report in a Microsoft Word document. All written assignments and responses should follow APA rules for attributing sources.
- By Wednesday, June 8, 2016, save your paper as M2_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc and submit it to the M2 Assignment 2 Dropbox.
|Assignment 2 Grading Criteria||
|Submitted a list of ten selected scholarly articles.||
|Listed common denominator descriptions of those perpetrating the particular criminal behavior that was chosen.||
|Provided FBI statistics.||
|Wrote in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrated ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; displayed accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.||