This assignment is designed to expose/re-introduce the student to peer reviewed journals, specifically criminology journals. As you may already know peer reviewed journals are in essence scientific research. Articles published in journals have gone through the highest academic rigor. As such many articles/ research are used to support opinions, other theories, and used to change policy.
summarize the article
what theory did the author(s) use in this article
What type of methodology did they use and how do you know that?
From where and how did they collect their sample data or data set
What conclusions did they draw about their research? How might this research be implemented in contemporary criminal justice?
Cite the journal article you used utilizing APA format.