Posted: October 24th, 2022
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Analyzing Theories of Crime
You are an investigative reporter for a large news network. You are working on a news piece identifying how theories of crime explain specific crimes including the demographics of perpetrators and victims. You are required to make a thirty-minute presentation to your producers to convince them to run your story.
Choose a specific crime from the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program at the following:
Research this crime using your textbook, the Argosy University online library resources, and the Internet. Be sure to include the UCR and other crime reports in your research
Based on your research, develop a presentation that addresses the following:
You are allowed to present your theory in first person; however, be careful not to abuse this privilege.
Your presentation should include the following:
Develop a 10–15-slide presentation in PowerPoint format. Apply APA standards to citation of sources.
Grading Criteria and Rubric
|Assignment 2 Grading Criteria||
|Provide definitions of the crime. Include both the legal definition and other definitions that you find in your research.||
|Draw from the UCR and other crime reports to summarize demographics of the crime for both the perpetrators and the victim. Include details about gender, ethnicity, socioeconomic characteristics, and other relevant diversity issues.||
|Explain the type of each theory.||
|Discuss the development of each theory and the main theorists associated with each.||
|Compare and contrast the two theories of crime selected. Discuss the ways in which they fit with the crime and the specific demographics that are associated with the crime.||
|Based on your research, develop your own hypothesis of the cause of this crime. Using the theories that you have chosen, you can develop your own “combination” theory. Give valid reasons and sources in support of your theory.||
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