Introduction to Criminology and Policing

In assessment one you identified as the following professional:

a. A Police Officer

In your role, you have been asked to gather research to inform the development of a strategy to address Sam’s offending

1. Apply one social theory OR one individual theory to explain Sam’s offending.

2. Identify and discuss the strengths and weaknesses of ONE potential criminal justice response to Sam’s offending (Restorative justice conference, incarceration, community service).

3. Identify ONE type of child abuse experienced in Sam’s family of origin and discuss how it may impact on Sam’s offending.




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