paper that discusses police departments and crime control strategies.

Each student is required to complete the term project, which is an 8–10-pageresearch paper in APA Style. The project should have 8-10 pages not countingthe cover, abstract and reference page.Assignment AN OVERVIEW OF RESEARCH PAPER REQUIREMENTSAll work should be submitted in APA 7th editionstyle, which includes (if sources are used) in-line citations and a Referencespage. No exceptions.Note that references used for your research need to bepeer-reviewed/scholarly journals. These journals typically have the followingcharacteristics:
1. articles are reviewed by a panel of experts before they are accepted forpublication;2. articles are written by a scholar or specialist in the field;3. articles report on original research or experimentation;4. are often published by professional associations;5. utilize terminology associated with the discipline.Research Paper Instructions:
Choose one of the topics listed below to write an 8–10-page research paperon. (8-10 pages excluding the title page, reference list,appendices) Your paper MUST be in APA Format.
Do not include quotes in your work. I want to see your criticalthinking skills on display and not a string of quotes written by publishedauthors. Your analysis is what is needed for a successful paper. At this pointin your educational journey, you should have solid substance and properacademic formatting in your college-level writing assignments. Students will begraded on both so make sure you turn in your best work. Do not wait until thelast minute to research, write, format, and edit. Proper time management isrequired to turn in a quality paper that highlights your criminal justicewriting.This is a major assignment so please follow the instructionscarefully.1. Use at least five articles from scholarly sources in apaper that discusses police departments and crime control strategies.2. Use at least five articles from scholarly sources in apaper that discusses illegal drug use, illegal prostitution, and moneylaundering.3. Use at least five articles from scholarly sources in apaper that compares and contrasts the problems associated with definingand determining the frequency of corporate crime in the United States.4. Use at least five articles from scholarly sources in apaper that examines one of the various theories that explain crime.5. Use at least five articles from scholarly sources in apaper that critiques middle-class delinquency’s relationship to gangs.Use the APUS library to find at least five,peer-reviewed articles that cover your chosen topic from the list above. Again,you are required to use scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, in-text citations,and provide a reference page for this paper.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once you have submitted the assignment it isautomatically run through a plagiarism checker. When you submit your paper intothe “assignment” area (as a word doc only) it is processed forplagiarism detection. The paper should not contain any directquotes. In other words, sources used in the paper should be paraphrased, citedin proper APA format, and reflect critical thinking.