Discussion Assignment Instructions
The student will complete 8 Discussions in this course. The student will post one thread of at least 250 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Thursday day of the assigned Module: Week. The student must then post 2 replies of at least 150 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Sunday of the assigned Module: Week. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 2 scholarly citations in APA format. Each reply must incorporate at least 1 scholarly citation in APA format. Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. Acceptable sources include the textbook, the Bible, and scholarly peer-reviewed research articles.
Post-First: This course utilizes the Post-First feature in all Discussions. This means you will only be able to read and interact with your classmates’ threads after you have submitted your thread in response to the provided prompt.
After reading Chapter 3 of the Mosher textbook, “An Arresting Experiment: Domestic Violence Victim and Perceptions” by Miller, and “Controlling a Jail Population by Partially Closing the Front Door” by Baumer and Adams, discuss the following prompts:
How important is it to use official crime data?
What are some issues with using official crime data?
What public policy changes could be made by relying upon the 2 articles?
An Arresting Experiment: Domestic Violence Victim Experiences and Perceptions
Controlling a Jail Population by Partially Closing the Front Door: An Evaluation of a “Summons in Lieu of Arrest” Policy
textbook: The Mismeasure of Crime 2nd Edition
by Clayton Mosher (Author)