CRJ 305 Week 5 DQ 1 and 2
CRJ 305 Week 5 DQ 1 Crime Prevention Initiatives
Crime Prevention Initiatives. Select one of the following Activities from Chapter 10 of Crime Prevention for your initial post.
a. Activity: Crime Prevention. Medical Focus – Brain Dysfunction
b. Activity: Crime Prevention. Crime Prevention – Social Capital & Human Capital
c. Critical Thinking: Create a Crime Prevention Program (Reduce Poverty).
d. Critical Thinking: Re-entry Programs
Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words in length. Support your post with examples from your required reading material and /or other scholarly sources, and provide in-text citation in APA style.
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. For these responses, select at least one classmate who chose to address an Activity different from your own. In your responses to their posts, address the following:
a. With respect to your classmate’s initial post, how do the concepts of re-entry and re-integration of prisoners back into society affect your selection of a crime prevention program?
b. Does society have a responsibility to fund and implement programs like these?
c. Do these programs have an effect on recidivism?
CRJ 305 Week 5 DQ 2 Gun Violence
Gun Violence. According to Robinson, when we compare America to countries around the world, America does not have a high rate of crime, but has one of the highest rates of lethal violence (2012). Discuss three factors that are contributing to lethal violence. Using the Problem Analysis Triangle (introduced in Week Two), discuss three potential initiatives to counter gun violence. What are examples of initiatives outside the criminal justice system (i.e., law enforcement, courts, and corrections) that can impact crime and criminal issues? Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words in length. Support your post with examples from your required reading material and /or other scholarly sources, and provide in-text citation in APA style.
Respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts by Day 7. Review the initial posts of your classmates. They discussed three factors that contribute to lethal violence. Select one of these factors and discuss what the implications and consequences of the factor are on social justice in society. Does this factor enhance or detract from criminal justice?