The Term Paper Assignment will consist of at least 12 double-spaced pages (excluding title page, references, figures, illustrations, or other extraneous elements outside the main body of the paper). Students will format their paper using 12-point Times New Roman font and one-inch margins. Students will use at least 15 scholarly references (Wikipedia or blogs CANNOT be used as a reference). APA 7th Edition guidelines are to be followed. For the paper you are to select a major issue in criminal justice leadership and present original practice and/or policy recommendations to address the selected issue. The structure of the assignment must include the following sections and mandatory headings:
- Title Page
- Introduction: Your Introduction should have a “hook’, a clear thesis statement that starts with the phrase: “The purpose of this paper is…..”, and a roadmap for the material that will be covered in the paper.
- Description of the Criminal Justice Leadership Issue
- Literature Review of the Criminal Justice Leadership Issue
- Original Policy and/or Practice Recommendations to Address the Leadership Issue
- Strengths and Weaknesses of the Proposed Original Policy and/or Practice Recommendations to Address the Leadership Issue
- Conclusion: Should be one paragraph long