Journal Article Review: Policing Crime Prevention Programs/ 305 Dis3

During this course you will submit three journal article reviews from the Ashford Online Library. You can use this research in your Final Project, due in Week Five. The reviews will addresses crime prevention strategies through one of the following criminal justice system components:

  • Policing Crime Prevention Programs – policing, schools, community oriented policing (covered in Chapter 7 of Crime Prevention )
  • Court Crime Prevention Programs – the Courts or sentencing (covered in Chapter 8 of Crime Prevention)
  • Corrections Crime Prevention Programs – corrections, jails and prisons, boot camps, rehabilitation, or restoration (covered in Chapter 9 of Crime Prevention)
  • This week you were required to view the motion picture, The Interrupters. This movie details a law enforcement- and community-based crime prevention program in Chicago. In this week’s journal review, you may submit a review on the movie, “The Interrupters,” considering the same criteria as outlined below.

There are journal article reviews due in Weeks One, Three, and Four. For this week, you may choose to select an article on a law-enforcement initiated crime prevention program or review the movie, The Interrupters. In this review, do the following:

  • Summarize the article. Which type of crime prevention strategy is being addressed?
  • Identify the key findings and recommendations.
  • Cite the article in APA format. Information on APA is available in the Ashford Writing center, located within the Learning Resources tab on the left navigation toolbar, in your online course.

Your initial post must be a minimum of 250 words in length.