The Violent Crime connection in the City of Chicago

Your Final Project will be submitted in the form of a 15 page (not including the title or reference pages), double-spaced, APA-formatted ESSAY/RESEARCH PAPER/custom written DISSERTATION. You must complete the following elements:
• Create and include a title page with your name, the course name, and the title of the research project.

• Write an Executive Summary that briefly describes the highlights of the evaluation design and the program, problem, or policy it is intended to evaluate.

• Briefly describe the organization and include a brief history of the organization as well as information about the purpose of the organization. The City of Chicago Police Department

• Describe the program, problem, or policy to be evaluated, include information regarding the purpose of the program, problem, or policy, and explain why conducting this research to evaluate the program, problem, or policy is important to this organization. The problem is violent crime in Chicago

• Describe the research question(s) and hypothesis(es). Clearly articulate them so that you would be able to answer the research questions using the design you develop.
What’s the source of the increase of violent crimes? Or your choice of question(s)

• Explain the evaluation design (i.e., descriptive, associational, causal) that is most appropriate to evaluate the program, problem, or policy. Justify the use of the evaluation design and explain how it can answer the research question(s).
Case Study

• Explain the sampling technique, and justify how this technique will help to answer the research question. Your Choice

• Explain potential ethical issues for this evaluation design. Analyze the implications of the ethical issues and explain how you would respond to them

• Explain the findings you would anticipate if you conducted the research and implemented the evaluation design to evaluate the program, problem, or policy. Assure that your explanation is appropriate for your intended audience.

Your Final Project must demonstrate both breadth and depth of knowledge and critical thinking appropriate to graduate-level scholarship. It must follow APA Publication Manual guidelines and be free of typographical, spelling, and grammatical errors. The project should be 15 pages in length (double-spaced), not including the title page, the Executive Summary, and references.

Be sure to support your Final Project with specific references to all resources used in its preparation. You must use a minimum of 10 scholarly resources.

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