To be a successful decision maker, you must identify crime trends early on, evaluate the research methods you have available to you, analyze the data, and determine the appropriate research method based on your findings.
Overview: To complete this assignment, you must complete the assigned textbook reading and review module resources. This short paper is similar to a literature review.
Prompt: Prepare a detailed short paper that thoroughly addresses the following:
● Analyze the article and identify the major factors that contributed to such a prominent crime trend within Fargo Police Department’s jurisdiction.
● What research method would you employ to work toward a solution to alleviate the problem and why?
● Finally, what decision would you make to reduce the impact of crime on the surrounding community?
Guidelines for Submission: Your short paper must be a submitted as a 2- to 3-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and sources cited in APA format.