In the SLP for this course, you will apply
theories and principles of management in your analysis of an actual
criminal justice organization. This process builds your skills in the
application of the knowledge that you’ve learned. Therefore, in this
module, please choose a criminal justice organization of which you have
some knowledge and that is of relevance and interest to you (e.g.
military court). Be sure that you choose an organization that is of
interest to you as well, given that you will be using this same
organization for the Module 2-5 SLP assignments. Your chosen
organization may be an entity with local, regional, national, or
Refer to the required and optional readings on plea bargains, the theme for this module.
Please write a 2- to 3-page paper, not including cover and reference pages, in which you address the following questions:
What is the name of this organization?
Does this organization use plea bargaining as a tool for reducing caseloads?
How does this organization handle plea bargains?
Who is involved?
Who is not involved? Should they be involved, and if so, why?
Be sure that you include the NAME OF YOUR CHOSEN ORGANIZATION on your cover sheet.
Keys to the Assignment
The key aspects of this assignment that should be covered in your paper include:
Understanding how plea bargaining is used within the organization you selected
Examining the degree of efficiency plea bargaining affects the organization you selected
Determining which and how stakeholders within the organization participate in the plea bargaining process