Assignment 1Primary Discussion Posts:After viewing the video, and completing add

Assignment 1Primary Discussion Posts:After viewing the video, and completing additional research about the Crime Control and Due Process models, please offer a 900 words primary response in which you address each of the followingWhat, according to Herbert Parker, does the Crime Control Model emphasize as goals? Contrast this with the goals of the Due Process model.
Complete the Due Process or Crime Control Poll. How does this personal perspective about crime and justice shape what you know, and believe, about the justice system?
Which perspective is dominant in the media? Provide examples of this perspective in action. 2 Watch the following youtube link, please review the following websites and complete additional research. (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.) (Links to an external site.)
Policy Choice Examples:I. ArrestsPolicy: Police should collect data on the race and release records of every person they arrest.
Pros: This will enable departments to track officers who arrest minorities without sufficient cause.
Cons: Police have too much paperwork already and the statistics collected will be meaningless.
II. Plea BargainingPolicy: Plea bargaining should be abolished.
Pros: It will do away with an informal process subject to abuse because the courts do not review it. It will ensure that all defendants have their day in court.
Cons: Doing away with plea bargaining will clog the courts with cases awaiting trial, resulting in increased court costs.
III. SentencingPolicy: Federal law should not make first-time drug offenders face mandatory sentences. Judges should be allowed more discretion in sentencing these drug offenders.
Pros: Mandatory-minimum sentences cause first-time offenders, mostly minorities, to go into an already overcrowded prison system.
Cons: Mandatory-minimum sentences are needed to show we are serious in our war on drugs.
Your assignment:1. Is systemic discrimination a serious problem in the criminal justice system?At this point in our history, is this even a subject for honest debate?
2. Select one of the three policy choice examples above. Evaluate the policy by answering each of the following questions about that policy:What problem is the policy designed to address? Does it address the problem? Why or why not?
Who might support the policy? Who might oppose it? Why?
What benefits might come from the policy?
What costs might result from the policy?
Does this policy have the potential to systematically increase or decrease discrimination?
What other policies might address the problem? Are they better? Why?
Enjoy the activity!In addition to a 900 word primary response, using APA style citations and references, please offer a substantive response to at least two classmates. Plan to spend more than two days in each discussion. This will allow an actual conversation with peers rather than a collection of disconnected posts.
Requirements: 1800

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