Understanding Crime Prevention
The purpose of this assignment is to describe the major components of crime prevention. Through this assignment, you will show your understanding of crime prevention by developing your own definition of crime prevention, by defining and describing how crime prevention works with the Criminal Justice System, and by identifying how and why crime prevention programs are used.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word essay describing the major components of crime prevention. Include the following in your essay:
- Your definition of crime prevention
- The relationship of crime prevention to the Criminal Justice System
- Two or more institutions through which crime prevention programs and practices are delivered
- Examples to support your discussion
Format your work consistent with APA guidelines.
Include a title and reference page.
Cite a minimum of three sources within the body of your paper, using in-text citations where appropriate.