Locate a recent criminal justice research article from a recognized peer-reviewed professional journal or government publication.


Note. Non-peer-reviewed newspaper articles or articles from popular magazines, such as Time or Newsweek, are not acceptable. For assistance on determining what constitutes a professional peer-reviewed resource, contact your facilitator.


Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in which you address the following:


·         Identify the purpose of the research study, problem, and questions.

·         Describe the design of the study.

·         Identify an operational definition used by the researchers.

·         Provide one example of inductive logic and one example of deductive logic presented in the results.

·         Identify whether the research study is a quantitative or qualitative design. Explain your answer.

·         Identify the methodology, population, sampling methods, and return rate, if applicable.

·         What were the findings of the study?

·         Describe the author’s conclusions and recommendations.

·         In your opinion, could the study have been done differently or improved? Detail your response.


Format the paper according to proper APA guidelines.

Use a minimum of three scholarly sources, not including the article under review or your textbooks or the weekly readings