Writers choice but must be related to Drugs, Crime and their relationships by Glenn D. Walters
Instructions for Media Assignment Media Assignment: You will provide a critical review, using the knowledge you have gained from this course and other criminal justice courses, of a movie or television series related to drugs and/or crime and its impact on society, and how the criminal justice system is portrayed in handling drugs and/or crime. This assignment is worth 40 points. Assessment Must: Be double spaced and typed with 1” margins Refer to the text to select key discussion points. Be well organized with sentence and paragraph transitions Be professionally written using appropriate criminal justice terminology Be at least 1 full page in length and no longer than 2 pages The key points, as related to drugs, crime, and/or society should be addressed: refer to the course and module level learning objectives for assistance in selecting the key points you wish to address. Use APA format. Other formats will not be accepted Be a complete paper with an introduction, body, and conclusion Include a reference Your assessment of the media should address the following: Assessment Goal Aligned Course Learning Objective (module level learning objectives are aligned with C.L.O.) 1. In what ways did the media presentation accurately address the phenomena? Chapter 1 1. Explain the relationship between drugs and crime. 2. Examine the history of drugs and crime in America. Chapter 2 3. Explain why it is necessary to understand the importance of drug, set, and, setting. 5. Illustrate the phenomenon of substance dependence. Chapter 3 6. Differentiate between crime and criminality. Chapter 4 8. Evaluate the three major possibilities that explain how drugs and crime are related. 2. In what ways was the impact of the phenomena on society presented? Chapter 4 8. Evaluate the three major possibilities that explain how drugs and crime are related. 9. Analyze the complexity of the drug-crime relationship. 3. How did the criminal justice system respond to the phenomena? Chapter 9 15. Analyze the approaches of the three sub-components (law enforcement, courts, and corrections) of the criminal justice system for responding to drug-involved offenders. Chapter 14 22. Interpret and evaluate America’s “War on Drugs” Chapter 15 23. Describe the practical issues in working with drug-involved offenders. 4. What, if any, social, organizational, and political policies were addressed? Chapter 7 13. Explain the sociological foundations of the drug-crime relationship. Chapter 14 22. Interpret and evaluate America’s “War on Drugs” Chapter 15 24. Assess the unintended consequences of drug prohibition policies.