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Criminal Justice Chapter 3 Assignments

Chapter 3: Writing Effective Reports-Discussion

Please answer the following question and make sure that your response is 75 words or more. Also, please respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Your response to your classmate’s discussion should be around 50 words (each) and add to the discussion (i.e. reflecting on their response, asking questions, etc.).

1. List the common problems that occur in many police reports.

Chapter 3: Writing Effective Reports-Assignment

Watch a TV show or movie of virtually any police drama and create a two-page narrative of what actually occurred during the “crime.” Afterward, discuss how different it is to watch or hear about a crime and then have to write about it, keeping the elements of the crime in mind.

The Benefits of Writing By Hand – TedTalk

Please watch the video and give five key points or statements that you gain from watching the video. Make sure to explain each key points or statements in your own words to receive full credit. to an external site.

CPI: Co-Curricular Activity – Crime Scene Mystery

Create a crime scene using PowerPoint and make sure that pictures, drawing, etc. are included in this assignment. There are three steps to this assignment: 1.) Prepare the clues and evidence. 2.) Set up the crime scene and 3.) Solve the mystery. Give a brief summary of the crime, victims, weapons, etc.

Submission of Assignments: All major assignments for this course will be submitted electronically using Canvas. Please use a standard 12-point font such as Times New Roman, Palatino, or Garamond. Use one-inch margins and standard APA headers and double-space all documents. Make sure you include your name, title of the course and date on all submissions. Do not send assignments to my email address failure to do so is an automatic 0 for that particular assignment (s).

Deductions: There will be points (15 points each) deducted for no heading on assignments as described in the syllabus, in appropriate font size, no margin or paragraph justification, line spacing, not stating the questions or statements, no work cited page, grammar errors, run on sentences, sentence fragments, etc.