The research paper for this class will come from one of the following topics.
- Violence in the public schools
- Community Policing
- Prison Crowding
- Juvenile Probation System
Please make sure that your paper follows the guidelines listed below. Not all may apply to your paper. An example of the paper and the reference section is enclosed. If there are any questions please e-mail me. To find how to write in the MLA or APA style, select the following web sites: http://www.uwsp.edu/psych/apa4b.htm#IIG and https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/
Research Paper Check List
Students are encouraged to review the following check list BEFORE turning in their papers.
_____The paper is 3 to 5 pages in length.
_____The paper has one inch margins (top, bottom, left and right).
_____The font used is size 12 point.
_____The paper is double spaced.
_____Parenthetical notation has been done for each work listed in the Works Cited Page.
_____There is a “works cited” page at the end of the paper listing all sources cited.
_____The “works cited” page is typed according to the APA or MLA format.
_____There is a minimum of five different sources cited in the paper. Resources are books, magazines, professional papers, or from the internet and a combination of each.
_____The paper has been edited for spelling and grammar.
_____The student’s name is on the paper.
_____The student has retained a copy of the paper.