Crime prevention policy
The following post has two assignments;
1.Crime prevention policy
Recent crime prevention policy and initiatives can be seen as highly politicised. Discuss the link between law and order politics, fear of crime and crime prevention strategy using local examples.
Option 2. Citing examples, provide a critical analysis of preventive policing strategies (ie. Hotspot, zero-tolerance, problem-oriented policing etc.) and discuss their impact on the community. In
your answer, discuss why these strategies are popular and if there are any side-effects on police/community relations? Option 3. The crime prevention industry is growing at a rapid pace in
Australia and around the world. Critically discuss this trend and outline some of the key dangers that may emerge from the commercialisation of crime control. Option 4. Discuss the importance of
evaluation to crime prevention strategy. Why is it so important in producing effective crime policy and prevention strategies?
2.Gun Control (Critical Thinking Class)
When looking for information about a particular issue, how often do you try to resist biases toward your own point of view?
1.Restate your topic from Assignment 1, give your position on the topic, and explain why you chose that topic. Identify two (2) opposing views on the topic, and then present the view that you’ll
try to defend in the assignment. Be prepared to support your opinion with academic sources..
2.Identify three (3) reasons to support your position. In separate paragraphs, go through each reason and describe why it supports the position you took in the first section..
3.Go back to your Believing Game answers from Assignment 1. Describe why you thought those responses were true. What led you to ‘believe’ things in that way? Was it an expectation (straw man) or
did you truly examine what they were saying?.
4.Identify at least two (2) biases you experienced in your examination of the topic. How did the biases support or contradict the position you took? Did the biases create a barrier to your
5.Since we all have biases or opinions, how did your own background shape the way you felt about the topic you presented in the first section?.
6.Now that you have used the Believing Game, has your thinking about the topic changed? If so, why? If not, why not?.