Criminal Justice System in society with the Presidential Candidates

Recent current events have revealed bipartisan support for criminal justice reform. Some presidential candidates have discussed these issues during their campaign. As a criminologist, you are to write a research report for the presidential candidates that inform them what they should focus on regarding the criminal justice system and society. Your report should be based in scholarly research. Some ideas include deprisonization,policing reform, community partnerships for criminal justice agencies, sentencing reform, etc.


Is 3-4 pages in length

Incorporates at least 3 academic sources (Wikipedia and other such websites are not permitted)

Is typed in a word document

Has 1-inch margins, is double spaced, and uses 12-point font (Times New Roman, Arial, or Calibri)

Does not use first person (e.g., I, me)

Follows American Psychological Association (APA) guidelines for in-text and reference citations.