Assignment 3: The Big Stage!
In the United States, both the federal government and the states have authority
to indict for criminal wrongdoing. The federal government and each state have
their own criminal statutes, court system, prosecutors, and police agencies.
Use your textbook, the Internet, and/or Strayer University Online Library (https://research.strayer.edu)
to research articles from within the past three years on crime trial,
prosecutor, and criminal investigator.
Write a 3-page paper in which you:
yourself in the role of a prosecutor and explain the importance of the
final report to the prosecution of a case. Further, analyze the possible
impact of poorly completed final reports on the prosecution of a case.
Figure 21.1, The Use of Evidence in the Stages of the Criminal Justice
Process, in Chapter 21 of the text and specify the manner in which each
stage of the criminal justice process helps to build a successfully
litigated action. Provide a rationale to support the response.
the three areas that Detective Richard Gautsch, a seasoned investigator,
recommends an investigator focus on when giving courtroom testimony and
discuss the importance of each area. Next, define a criminal
investigator's role in preparing a case for court. Analyze the manner in
which the investigator cooperates with the prosecutor to enhance the
not guilty and acquitted. Give your opinion as to whether or not a not
guilty verdict means that the investigator failed. Support the position.
one to two changes that will take place in criminal investigation in the
next twenty years. Provide a rationale to support the response.
- Use at
least three quality academic resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia
and similar types of websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
course requires the use of new Strayer Writing Standards (SWS). The format is
different than other Strayer University courses. Please take a moment to
review the SWS documentation for details.
typed, double-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow SWS or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student's name,
the professor's name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and
the reference page are not included in the required assignment page