Identify and provide examples of police or correctional officer misconduct, with a thorough examination of the possible causes of the behaviors exemplified and suggest options an organization might consider as a way of reducing such instances.
Submit your finalized research paper to the appropriate dropbox. Your topic was previously selected and indicated in a Week 2 discussion.
You are expected to write professionally with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar, developing your topic and providing solid examples from our readings, your own research, or your own experiences to back up your statements.
Your research paper should be double-spaced, in 12-point Times New Roman or Cambria font, with 1-inch margins all around. When citing resources, you must adhere strictly to APA style (all papers must include a title page and reference page, although you will not be required to provide an abstract).
The paper must have a minimum of 2000 words of meaningful discussion (title page and reference page do not count as part of the 8 pages). The paper must include a minimum of 6 references (outside of the course text), with at least two references from peer-reviewed academic journals (peer-reviewed references should be highlighted in bold type in the reference list).
You must not to write in first person. All papers must be in a .doc, .pdf, or .rtf format.
All assignments must be your own original work and you are not allowed to turn in papers for this course that you have used previously for another course (even if it is from taking this very course during a previous session).
All papers will be evaluated for originality by Turnitin.” Should the instructor deem the “Originality Index” score too high (50% or above), the paper may not be accepted.