Criminal Justice Reflection Journal
Part 1 of M3 Reflection Journal is based on what you have learned in M3 Module Material: Victim-offender
overlap, and What Works in crime prevention.
M3 MATERIAL: Victim-offender overlap, and What Works in crime prevention :(4 theories of victimization4
theories of victimization
Clarifying the victim-offender overlap
Judging theories by their application to practice
Martinson and “nothing works”
What works for crime prevention?
Early childhood education programs
*Formulate three critical questions about the things you have learned there:
Critical Question 1:
Critical Question 2:
Critical Question 3:
Part 2. Listen to Act 2 of This American Life episode about the similarity of experiences between inner-city kids
and war veterans (23-minute audio).
In Country, in City
https://www.thisamericanlife.org/484/doppelgangers/act-two-0Links to an external site.
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After listening to this podcast episode, answer the following questions in a 2-3 paragraph essay:
What do you think about the effects of a neighborhood on kids?
Is it really disorganization or would you say there are more serious problems running deep in poor inner-city
Is crime more about communities where we live than individual characteristics?
You can write your essay in Microsoft Word and attach the file to this submission.
Clearly indicate Part 1 and Part 2 of your answer.