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Assignment 2: RA 2: Research Paper

Police psychology is a wide, still-developing field. Pick a topic pertinent to the contemporary field of police psychology and, in a research paper, analyze its impact on the field from a psychological perspective.

Some possible topic ideas may include:

  • Psychological issues for K9 handlers
  • Family support and the role of a police psychologist
  • Biology and psychology of shift work for first responders
  • Responding to workplace violence calls
  • Eyewitness memory
  • Dealing with officer-involved shootings
  • Dealing with post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSDs) and first responders
  • Effectiveness of therapy for officers
  • Psychology of germ warfare—pre/during/and post incident
  • Latest research on psychological instruments to assess police officer suitability
  • Peer counselors

Tasks:

Create a 10- to 12-page paper in a Microsoft Word document by addressing the following:

  • Explain the particular issue or phenomenon from a psychological perspective and its impact on the practice of police psychology. As any issue has multiple perspectives, each of these perspectives should be researched, explained, and related.
  • Culminate the facts and various perspectives into your own well-thought-out conclusion that directly relates to your thesis presented in the abstract and introduction of the paper.

In order to ensure you address all the requirements of the paper, read the grading criteria carefully to address all the elements.

Submission Details:

  • Save your paper as M5_A2_Lastname_Firstname.doc. By the due date assigned, post it to the Submissions Area.

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Rubric Name: FP6880_M5A2_RA2_Grading_Rubric




Criteria




GR1 Thesis Statement

Maximum Points

/ 40

Maximum Points – 40 points





GR2 Argument

Maximum Points

/ 36

Maximum Points – 36 points





GR3 Presentation of Support

Maximum Points

/ 36

Maximum Points – 36 points





GR4 Opposing Arguments

Maximum Points

/ 36

Maximum Points – 36 points





GR5 Responding to Opposing Arguments

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points





GR6 References Used

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points





GR7 Reference Page Format

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points





GR8 Abstract

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points





GR9 Organization and Format

Maximum Points

/ 28

Maximum Points – 28 points





GR10 Write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Maximum Points

/ 12

Maximum Points – 12 points






Total

— / 300

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