CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Entire Course CJS 240 Entire Course • CJS 240 Week 1 checkpoint Statistics Checkpoint • CJS 240 Week 1 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CJS 240 Week 2 Checkpoint Delinquency Deterrence Response • CJS 240 Week 2 Assignment Individual Theories Assignment • CJS 240 Week 3 Checkpoint Sociological Theories Response • CJS 240 Week 3 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CJS 240 Week 5 Checkpoint The Justice Systems (Appendix D) • CJS 240 Week 5 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • CJS 240 Week 6 Checkpoint Probation • CJS 240 Week 6 Assignment Corrections and Treatment • CJS 240 Week 7 Checkpoint Gang Development and Control Checkpoint (Appendix E) • CJS 240 Week 7 DQ 1 and DQ 2
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 1 Checkpoint Statistics Checkpoint CJS 240 Week 2 Assignment Individual Theories Assignment • Complete the Uniform Crime Report (UCR) and Self-Report Data Matrix in Appendix B. To complete this matrix, list two pros and two cons of using UCR data and two pros and two cons of using self-report data. • • Locatetwo Web resources—one official and one unofficial—with information about occurrences of delinquency in the United States. Copy and paste the URLs into Appendix B. • Write a 500- to 750-word paper explaining why some adolescents are motivated to commit crimes while others in similar circumstances are not. Support your explanation by applying at least two of the following individual theories of delinquency:
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 2 Checkpoint Delinquency Deterrence Response CJS 240 Week 3 Checkpoint Sociological Theories Response • Write a 300- to 350-word response explaining how the threat of punishment does or does not deter juvenile delinquency. Provide examples of general deterrence, specific deterrence, and situational crime prevention strategies. Additionally, identify which concepts of deterrence you believe offer the best method for controlling juvenile crime. • Locate—by searching the Internet—federal, state, or local programs with elements that exemplify the application of each of the sociological theories listed below: • o Social structure theories • o Social process theories • o Social conflict theories
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 4 Assignment Gender and Family Assignment CJS 240 Week 4 Checkpoint Case Study Critique Checkpoint • Ch. 6 & 7 discuss the influence gender and family have on delinquency. In addition, you have read briefly about gender and the juvenile justice system. • • Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions: • o How does gender affect delinquency? • What are some possible reasons caseworkers were not aware of the conditions in the Jackson home? • o From the information presented in the case study, determine whether the nine members of the Division of Youth and Family Services staff should have been fired. Why or why not? • o Was justice served in this case? Why or why not? • o Could this situation have been prevented? If so, how? If not, why?
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 5 Checkpoint The Justice Systems CJS 240 Week 5 DQ 1 and DQ 2 • Complete the System Comparison Matrix, the 200- to 300-word response on controversial issues in the juvenile court system, and the selection of your final project position in Appendix D. • What is more important—freedom of press to publish pictures and names of juvenile offenders or juveniles’ rights to private court proceedings? Explain your answer. • • Should certain juvenile offenders be waived to adult courts? Why or why not? • • Should juveniles who commit serious capital crimes under the age of 16 be eligible for the death penalty? Why or why not?
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 6 Assignment Corrections and Treatment CJS 240 Week 6 Checkpoint Probation • Describe two or three community-based treatment efforts. • Briefly explain the purpose and importance of these treatment efforts. • o Institutionalization • Create an informative 5- to 7-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation about probation and the roles and responsibilities of probation officers. Assume the role of a juvenile probation officer recruiter and address the presentation as if to an audience of individuals interested in applying for the position of a juvenile probation officer. Your presentation must include:
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 7 Checkpoint Gang Development and Control Checkpoint CJS 240 Week 8 Assignment Drug Czar Presentation • . CheckPoint: Gang Development and Control • • Complete the Gang Development and Gang Control tables in Appendix E. • • Post Appendix E as an attachment. • Complete a security assessment for each setting using Appendix G. • • Provide at least two countermeasures specific to physical security and one countermeasure specific to personnel or security management for each setting.Explain your choices.
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 8 Checkpoint Drug Use and Delinquency Response CJS 240 Week 9 Capstone DQ • • Research the University Library for two current, scholarly journal articles that highlight the reasons of youth drug use and the link between drug use and delinquency. • • Write a 200- to 350-word response answering the following questions according to the journal articles: • The future of the juvenile justice system under debate. There has been a movement supporting aggressive measures on juvenile crime while researchers see more public support for prevention and intervention methods. Consider the future of the juvenile justice system.
CJS 240 Tutorials CJS 240 Week 9 Final Punishment versus Rehabilitation • Throughout this course you have become acquainted with explanations of juvenile delinquency, correlates of juvenile delinquency, and the intricacies of the juvenile justice system. For your final project, assess one of the controversial issues regarding the juvenile justice system.