Senior Seminar in Criminal Justice
Each student is required to complete the term project, which is a 15-20 page (not counting the cover, abstract and reference page) research paper done in proper APA format. The research paper will contain a thesis statement and a annotated bibliography. See the research paper’s topic and thesis statement below. Be careful not to make blanket statements – you want to show or explore if that is the case in proving your thesis statement.
Research paper topic: Police de-escalation tactics
Thesis statement: Police officers are quicker to use deadly force than de-escalating dangerous situations involving African American citizens compared to other races.
Proofread final paper carefully for spelling, punctuation, missing or duplicated words. Make the effort to ensure that your final paper is clean, tidy, neat, and attractive and is in proper APA format. Be sure to have your final paper ready a day or two before the deadline. This gives you peace of mind and a chance to triple check. Before handing in your assignment for marking, ask yourself: “Is this the VERY BEST that I can do?”
Proof read your paper.
Once you have submitted the assignment it is automatically run through Turnitin.com (a plagiarism checker).