Review the information concerning the history and evolution of criminal investigations concepts. From the textbook readings and supplemental literature reviews, discuss the major milestones (e.g., eras) and their significance in contemporary criminal investigation theories, concepts, and practices.
Review the information concerning the history of the evolution of policing concepts in the United States. From the textbook readings and supplemental literature reviews, discuss the major milestones (e.g., Eras) and their significance to contemporary policing theories, concepts, and practices.
Criminal Investigation (11th ed.)
Kären M. Hess, Christine Hess Orthmann, Henry Lim Cho
· Chapter 1, “Criminal Investigation: An Overview”
· Chapter 2, “Documenting the Crime Scene: Note Taking, Photographing, and Sketching”
· Chapter 3, “Writing Effective Reports”
Kate Chopin, “The Storm”
After reading the short story above, answer the following questions in complete sentences.
- Is the presence of the storm essential to the story? The weather is the most obvious element of the story’s setting. What are other aspects of setting important to the story?
- What claim about marriage does “The Storm” imply? Point to specific evidence in the story that supports this claim. Are you convinced? Why or why not?
- The closing line asserts, “So the storm passed, and everyone was happy.” Is this a “happy” ending? What assumptions about happiness underlie the narrator’s assertion? Do you accept or reject those assumptions? Why?