Crime control project
Crime control project
-Allocation of (100million pounds) for use in crime strategy (address the problem of crime in the UK as a social problem)
-The Aim: to improve the criminal justice system in the United Kingdom by investing your 100 million pounds on the three chosen items.
-Criminological research evidence
-The three chosen items:
1-Operation Eagle-Eye (44m)
This item involves the extension of enhanced CCTV cameras to town and city centres which are not currently covered by cameras, ensuring that they are placed under 24-hour surveillance. Digital cameras are fixed to cover public areas, and are monitored from central control rooms by staff. Recorded images can be used to identify offenders and gather evidence for use in court. The visibility of the cameras also offers an additional deterrent effect.
2-Neighbourhood unity scheme (25m)
This item involves the creation of neighbourhood activity centres in all inner-city and urban residential areas. These activity centres will offer sporting, recreational, and educational activities for children and adults, a focal point for discussion and debate on issues of importance, and will organise community activity days and events. In particular, they will bring the community together to debate crime issues, and to empower individuals to work together as volunteers to combat problems like vandalism and graffiti.
3-The Fresh start program (31m)
Under this programme, young people with criminal records and low levels of educational attainment, who reach the age of 18 and who have not offended in the preceding 24 months, will be offered the chance to ‘begin again’. They will have their criminal records expunged and will no longer have to disclose past convictions. They will receive a short course (8 sessions) of counselling, and also the chance to study for 6 months to obtain a qualification in core educational skills (maths, English, IT, citizenship). This will make them more employable, better skilled, and less likely to offend in future.
-Assessed for their likely effectiveness and limitations
-Cost-effective offer value of money
-Produce demonstrable outcomes that can be measured
-Take a consistent theoretical and conceptual approach
– 7 pages report extra pages of bibliography and graphs or tables as appendices at the end.
-Reporting recommendations to the minister and advices
-The conclusion- should have a clear ending not an open ending
-Be clear with what you recommend and why
-Clear answer/ sub-headings/ be methodical/ not so different from an essay
-Focus on what you think not what you don’t
-Start with the fist subject, the 2nd then the 3rd and then tie together.
-Description, application, evaluation of ideas.
-Use theory, evidence, research to support your argument.