Assignment 2: Strategic Impact
Due Week 10 and worth 150 points
Read the article titled “Police Foundation Reports – The Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment”, located here. You may also view the article here. You may also use the Internet or Strayer Library research other articles on the Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment.
Write a three to four (3-4) page paper in which you:
Describe the purpose of the Minnesota Domestic Violence Experiment and the methods it used.
Summarize the main results of the experiment. Give your opinion as to whether or not the results meet its original purpose that you described in Question 1.
Discuss the policy implications of the Minnesota Domestic Violence Experiment and criticize or support its main influences on the policy changes. Support your response.
Examine the main effects of the Minneapolis Domestic Violence Experiment regarding crime control strategies and policies. Support your position.
Use at least three (3) quality academic resources as references, such as journal articles, newspapers, magazines, and publications from law enforcement associations. Note: Wikipedia, blogs, and similar websites do not qualify as quality academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
This course requires use of new Strayer Writing Standards (SWS). The format is different from other Strayer University courses. Please take a moment to review the SWS documentation for details.
Be typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch margins on all sides; citations and references must follow SWS or school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional instructions.
Include a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
Summarize the history of crime prevention.
Discuss and analyze the effect “fear of crime” has on crime prevention strategies.
Characterize the basic components of crime prevention.
Compare and contrast past and current prevention trends for debate.
Compare and contrast “what works” in crime prevention and the resources involved with productive program development.
Evaluate the importance of program planning, implementation, and assessment.
Use technology and information resources to research issues related to crime prevention strategies.
Write clearly and concisely about topics related to crime preventions strategies using proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.