CRJ-101-301 Assignment One Ch. 1.docx - Sunday December 1 y Intro To Criminal Justice Assignment One Ch 1 1 Provide your own definition of Criminal

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Sunday, December 1, y Intro. To Criminal Justice Assignment One Ch. 1 1) Provide your own definition of Criminal Justice. 2) Why are you taking this Criminal Justice course? 3) What are your future plans in the field of Criminal Jus - tice? (if you are not a Criminal Justice student, that's ok. What are you future plans in your area of interest). 4) What do you expect to learn in this course? 5) Answer any 5 questions at the end of chapter one in the text book. Write the question and provide the an - swer. These are found at the end of the chapter under "Questions for Review." 1. Criminal Justice to me is a system that gives criminals and or victims a sense of truth. It is set up to establish protection and most importantly to identify right from wrong. 2. I am taking this Criminal Justice course because of the requirement in order to receive a my degree in Criminal Justice. 3. We all plan what we want and see for ourselves. For myself i spent the last 8 years believing it was nursing. I started that program but never had the drive to finish. I See myself today becoming a Homicide investigator, but 1
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Sunday, December 1, y the world and career path within the field is so large that it may change. 4. From this course I hope to obtain the understanding and platform I need to continue my education within the Criminal Justice system. 5. "Questions for Review" Describe the American experience with crime during the last half century. What noteworthy criminal incidents or activities occurred during that time, and what social and economic condi - tions might have produced them? From 1850- 1880 crime was caused by large scale of immigra - tion and Civil War. Years later to the 1920s prohibi - tion started criminal activity. After World War 2 and until the 1960s crime was stable. Between the 1960- 1970s brought concerns for rights with ethnic and
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