Criminal Justice Student Name: Institution Affiliation: Lesson 1 Question 1 The American Criminal Justice System is a set of organizations that are designed to control behavior through laws enforcement. The systems are also involved in the management of offenders who enter the system and redirection of offenders who exit the system. The Criminal Justice System of United States is made up of three major components namely; Police Courts and Corrections. All the three components play important roles in enhancing maintenance of law and order as well as the assisting in the fight of war against wrongdoings in the United States. Police or law enforcement officers help in the investigation of crime gathering and protecting evidence and compiling reports on various criminal activities. The police officers having been given a responsibility an act is a choice and the state of mind is subject to the question. One of the major difference between the two concepts is that criminology is concerned about understanding interpretation and analysis of motives of criminal activities while Criminal Justice deals predominantly with crime from a logical viewpoint. Studying Criminal Justice interests me more than studying Criminology because I love doing a lot of research through data collection and this is in line with the Detective or Investigator career options which are under Criminal Justice. I have a passion for gathering facts and I would like to be a part change in helping to resolve criminal cases with the utmost professionalism. Reference Kyckellhahn T. (2011). Justice Expenditures and Employment FY 1982-2007-Statistical Tables. Washington D.C. Bureau of Justice Statistics. [...]
every lesson has 3 questions that must be answered in a 1 page essay each. All in APA format. The total should be 9 pages. I will include all reading material.