Topic: Closing the Academic Practitioner Gap
In this class, you have been presented with a variety of peer-reviewed articles. You read the Fundamentals of Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice by Bachman and Schutt. You also read The Mismeasure of Crime by Mosher, Miethe, and Hart. Discuss the following prompts:
- How should research be used in criminal justice decisions and criminal justice policy development?
- Explain a gap in understanding the findings in academic, peer-reviewed criminal justice research and practitioner policy development. What can be done to close this gap?
Please implement a Biblical perspective and explain why you feel it relates to this topic.