No directly quoted material may be used in this project paper.
Resources should be summarized or paraphrased with appropriate in-text and Resource page citations.
Case Study 2 Instructions
You are working in the research unit of a foundation that awards grants to criminal justice agencies. The
foundation is interested in promoting inter-agency collaboration to address specific issues in criminal
justice. As part of the announcement of the availability of grant funds for this initiative you have been asked
to provide a review of an recent (within the past 10 years) case depicting inter-agency collaboration and
cooperation as factors in a criminal justice-related case outcome. Your supervisor has outlined your work
assignment as follows:
Search for a criminal justice website that is a repository for scholarly research to include case studies aboutcollaborative efforts to resolve crime issues in a community. Website examples include (but not limited to):
Collaborative Justice (http://www.collaborativejustice.org/resources/cjresources.htm)
The Center for Effective Public Policy (http://www.collaborativejustice.org/resources/cjresources.htm)
National Institute of Corrections (https://nicic.gov/)
Crime Solutions (https://www.crimesolutions.gov/)
Center for Court Innovation (http://www.courtinnovation.org/)
Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (http://cebcp.org/evidence-based-policing/current-projects/)
Find a detailed overview of a case study that utilized collaborative community and criminal justice
resources to deal with a crime issue in that community.
3. Respond to the following questions:
Describe the collaborative initiative- location, date, what are the issues, who was involved with the
What solutions were proposed? Be detailedWhat were the results? Be detailedWhat partner do you feel was most impactful to the solution?
What partner do you feel was least impactful to the solution?
How could the outcome of the collaboration been improved?
Note, while these questions will be helpful is developing a project paper outline, the paper itself should be
presented as a narrative.
4. Complete Case Study 2 in the following format:
A minimum of two (2) full maximum four (4) full pages of narrative text. Respond to the six questions in item
3 above. Narrative and Resource page citations must be done in the American Psychological Association
(APA) format (resource will be the case study you find).
A cover page (not included in the page count)
Name of the student
Name and number of the course
Date of submission
All other pages will be double-spaced, 1 inch margin, 12 font.
Preferred language style Simple US English(Easy vocabulary, simple grammar constructions)