Project 1: Case Study
The student will evaluate the presence and efficacy of inter-agency collaboration and cooperation as factors in case outcome.
1. Read the following report from the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention:
Promising Strategies to Reduce Gun Violence
Baltimore Comprehensive Communities Program — Baltimore, MD
Baltimore’s Comprehensive Communities Program ( http://www.cops.usdoj.gov/html/cd_rom/solution_gang_crime/pubs/PromisingStrategiestoReduceGunViolence.pdf )
2. Read the following report
The University of Maryland, Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR) downloaded from http://www.cesar.umd.edu/cesar/pubs/20010801.pdf
3. Respond to the following questions:
A. Describe the positive aspects of the collaborative initiative
B. What partner do you feel is less essential to the initiative and why? (Note “None” is not an option.)
C. What criminal justice entity do you feel could have enhanced the success of the initiative?]
D. What NON-criminal justice entity do you feel could have enhanced the success of the initiative?
4. Complete Project 1 (Case Study) in the following format:’
A minimum of three (3) full maximum five (5) full pages of narrative text
Respond to the four questions (A, B, C and D) in item 3 above
Support your work with a a MINIMUM of two (2) resources other than the class instructional material. Narrative and Resource page citations must be done in the American Psychological Association (APA) format
A cover page (not included in the page count)
Name of the student
Name and number of the course
Date of submission
All other pages will be double-spaced, 1 inch margin, 12 Times New Roman font.
The Resource page (not included in the page count) must reflect a MINIMUM of two (2) resources other than the class textbook or other instructional material and must be referenced using APA formatting.