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Resource: Ch. 9 in Effective Communication for Criminal Justice Professionals

Grubb, R. E. Jr., & Hemby, K. V.. (2003). Effective communication for criminal justice
professionals. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Group.

Focus on one form of Cybercrime described in Ch. 9, and discuss the
Impact on society
Legal implications for criminal justice professionals
Challenges for criminal justice professionals

Please see attachment - Chapter 9.

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Cybercrime: Impact on Society

Since the advent of the internet, it has been dynamically democratized and is undeniably one of the major drivers of globalization. Communications has now gone digital and 'the web' can now be accessed on mobile phones whose capacity are far more advanced than the basic computers of the late 90's. Technology in the hands of the masses encourage the criminal minded to 'cybercrime' - identity theft, copyright theft, cyber-stalking, spamming, phishing, child pornography and the more malicious - hacking & cracking through malicious codes, denial of service attacks among others. Hacking & Viral attacks over public networks cost infrastructures millions regularly, so does copyright theft while identity theft & fraud (like the Nigerian 419) attacks gullible individuals. While money & control are usual persuasions behind a cybercrime, a number of hackers & individuals do it just because they could. Some cybercrime proliferate because the technology is unprecedented, like p2p file ...

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The solution discusses & defines cybercrime, its impact on society, measures that the criminal justice system is practicing and putting together for its prevention as well as the challenge CyberCrime has become to law eforcement professionals. Concise & easy to comprehend, this solution covers the basic discussion on the topic but is easily expandable as it is written in APA format - references are provided for further study.

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Research Proposal
Topic Selection
Please post the topic you plan to explore. Include why you selected it and how it impacts your profession.
Your submission should be at least 250 words

Using the checklist provided on pages 47 and 48 of the text, please prepare and post a document explaining your proposed research project. Answer questions 1-4 on the checklist, and explain your choices.

"CYBER CRIME" (that is the topic)
Evaluating Your Proposed Research Project
1. Have you read enough literature relevant to your topic to know that your research project is worth your time and effort?
• Will the project advance the frontiers of knowledge in an important way?
• Have you asked an expert in your field to advise you on the value of your research effort?
2. Have you looked at your research problem from all angles to minimize unwanted surprises?
• What is good about your potential project?
• What are the potential pitfalls of attempting this research effort?
3. What research procedure will you follow
• Do you have a tentative plan to review the literature?
• Do you have a tentative plan for data collection?
• Do you have a tentative plan for data analysis?
4. What research tools are available for you to use? Make a list and check their availability. Determine how you will use them.

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