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The role of law enforcement in policing a society

Locate outside documents and/or books to prepare a written report from the materials citing at least four references from the documents located. Topics for research:

The role of law enforcement in policing a society.
The role of the courts in the Criminal Justice System.
The role of corrections in the Criminal Justice System.
The role of the Criminal Justice System in the United States with emphasis on
The Criminal Justice System as it has evolved in Wisconsin.
The jurisdiction and coordination of Wisconsin Criminal Justice Systems

APA format.

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I. The role of law enforcement in policing a society

? On the National Academies web site you can read Chapter 3 of Fairness and Effectiveness in Police: The Evidence (pp 47-108). http://www.nap.edu/openbook.php?isbn=0309084334&page=47

o Your APA reference:
o National Research Council, 2004. Fairness and Effectiveness in Police: The Evidence. Committee to Review Research on Police Policy and Practices, Wesley Skogan and Kathleen Frydl, (Eds), Committee on Law and Justice, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington DC: The National Academies Press. Chapter 3 "The Nature of Policing in the United States" pp. 47-108
? On the Harvard Kennedy School NIJ web site you will find a very up to date case study that would be most helpful. New Perspectives in Policing can be found at http://www.hks.harvard.edu/criminaljustice/publications/new_perspectives_1a.pdf
o Your APA reference:
o Sparrow, Malcom K. 2009. One Week in Heron City (Case A) A Case Study, New Perspectives in Policing, Harvard Kennedy School. Washington, DC: NIJ
o (NOTE: You will find Case B at http://www.hks.harvard.edu/criminaljustice/publications/new_perspectives_1b.pdf

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