literature review 425

Please follow these guidelines:

Submit a 5-7 page Word document (not including reference page or cover page) with a review of at least five academic sources, as the source relates to your topic.

Submissions will follow the format below:

  • Word document
  • Times New Roman, 12 point font
  • double space
  • 1″ margins
  • page numbers on the bottom right corner
  • Header: last name, first name [tab] course [tab] due date

APA format for in-text citations and references

Cover page will include:

  • Working Title
  • Course
  • Your name
  • Due Date

Your first paragraph will be your edited introduction, as per instructions posted on Blackboard.

A separate reference page will be added at the end of your document.

Your literature review should include information relevant to your chosen topic for your paper.

You do not need to include your thoughts, an analysis, or a conclusion. That will be included in your final paper submission.

Keep your writing clear and concise.

Only quote when paraphrasing is not possible.

All specific facts, statistics, and quotations must have proper APA format citations, which includes author(s), page number, and year.

Examples:

According to Braga (2008), … (p. #).

Braga & Weisburd (2012) examined … (p. #).

[Statement] (Braga, Weisburd & Turchan, 2018, p. #).

If you don’t have a good grasp of APA format, please use the resources available at the university or refer to the following website:

https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/general_format.html

the topic i chose is science in Criminal Justice, my research introduction paper will be attached below for you to read and write about. With that in mind here’s the professor’s feedback on my research intro :

“Some good content. Review the instructions posted on Blackboard. Review APA format for references. You do not need in-text citations in your intro. Keep your writing clear, concise, academics, and objective. Please consider using the resources available to you at the university to help you improve your writing. Your first reference has the authors initials before the last name and includes the MD or the author, which is incorrect. All references must be in alphabetical order based on the last name of the author. You have some errors in your APA format for your references. “

——— I couldn’t attach my paper below so here is it pasted——-

Science in Criminal Investigation

This paper is focused on examining the criminology of the future, with a focus on how science helps to investigate crimes. The United States continues embracing DNA profiling as a forensic technique as far as criminal investigations are concerned (Tilley, & Ford, 1996). As such, the use of DNA aid forensic professionals to determine or even confirm an unidentified individual. Again, it is worth noting that forensic toxicology will continue helping crime investigators in the United States. This is primarily because it is an area of science that involves an examination of biological samples as the means to look for the existence of toxins as well as drugs (DK Molina, & Hargrove, 2018). It is known as a branch of forensic science that plays a tremendous role in conducting investigations that involve road accidents, poisoning, including sexual violence. It becomes of great significance to remember that without the use of forensic science, it would be difficult to convict criminals unless an eyewitness is available. As this country moves into the future, forensic science will play a tremendous role, especially when it comes to the criminal investigation as it, to a great extent, involves the careful examination of evidence while at the same time ensuring that it is not tampered with (Horvath, & Meesig, 1996). The work is highly based on journal articles, books as well as magazine articles, all of which help in carrying out research on the topic.

References

DK Molina, M. D., & Hargrove, V. (2018). Handbook of forensic toxicology for medical examiners. CRC press.

Horvath, F., & Meesig, R. (1996). The criminal investigation process and the role of forensic evidence: A review of empirical findings. Journal of Forensic Science, 41(6), 963-969.

Tilley, N., & Ford, A. (1996). Forensic science and crime investigation (Vol. 73). London: Home Office, Police Research Group.

Please follow instructions to the dot. Never answer this question unless 100000000% sure you can deliver and you will do good job on it. Don’t use complex vocabulary please and never plagiarize!

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