Article Critiques Instructions
For each article critique, you will select 2 peer-reviewed articles no older than 5 years. Using concepts presented in the weekly reading and study, you will write a 1–2-page critique of these articles in current APA format. For specific grading criteria, see “Article Critiques Grading Rubric.”
Article Critique 1
Locate 2 peer-reviewed articles no older than 5 years about ethics in policing administration. Provide an in-depth discussion of the findings in each article.
- Based on your critique of the literary pieces, what might an ethical organization look like?
- Specify the characteristics of training, leadership, and employees that might be expected in an ethical police organization.
- Review the biblical themes in the presentation titled: “Police (Part 1)” found in the Module/Week 2 Reading & Study folder.
- Discuss some of the challenges associated with organizations that are replete with corruption like racism and discrimination from a Christian and biblical worldview.
Article Critique 2
Locate 2 peer-reviewed articles no older than 5 years that discuss 2 historical Supreme Court cases and review the presentation titled: “Courts (Part 1)” found in the Module/Week 4 Reading & Study folder. This historical case-law can be related to: search and seizure, stop and frisk, searches for evidence, or police interrogation and confessions. Provide an in-depth discussion of the findings of each article. With respect to the specific case law you have analyzed, defend constitutional democracy and the issues raised in case-law from a Christian worldview.
Article Critique 3
Locate 2 peer-reviewed articles no older than 5 years that discuss prison privatization. One article must present arguments advocating for American prison privatization and the second article must present arguments against American prison privatization. Provide a critique of each author’s position on the privatization of prisons. Review the presentation titled: “Corrections (Part 1)” found in the Module/Week 6 Reading & Study folder. From a Christian worldview, critique the current state of private prisons and present a clear argument on how to fix the system.