Creating Poems About Insects
FOR THIS UNIT, THERE IS A DISCUSSION ON INFORMATION FROM THE PUBLIC, THE MEDIA, ELECTRONIC NETWORKS, AND OTHER SOURCES (CORRESPONDS TO CHAPTER 9 OF YOUR TEXT).
Each unit, you will submit a QTIP (Quote, Thought, Interesting Point). The assignment is designed to assist you learn concepts in the class. Your post should have factual information and YOU MUST INCLUDE YOUR PERSONAL THOUGHTS and OPINIONS on the topic
You are investigating a gang-related carjacking. You have the description of the vehicle and also a description of the suspects.
Vehicle information: 1999 green-colored 4-door Honda Civic with California license plate # ABC1234
Suspect # 1 description: White male juvenile, 15-17 years-old, shoulder-length, wavy blond hair. He was wearing a green tee-shirt that had a marijuana leaf on it. He had a tattoo of a marijuana leaf of hid left forearm. He was holding a black-colored semiautomatic pistol during the incident. He told the victim, “Give me your car or I will shoot you dead.” He got into the driver’s seat of the victim’s vehicle and drove the car away eastbound.
Suspect # 2 description: Hispanic male juvenile 15-16 years old, short-cropped brown hair. He was wearing blue-colored jeans. He held a machete and did not say anything. He got into the back seat of the car.
PART 1: Choose a strategy used by the police to enlist the help of the public in the identification and apprehension of criminals. These strategies include tip lines, television shows, AMBER Alerts, Confidential Informants, and others. Once you choose an investigative strategy, discuss the benefits and limitations of that strategy.
PART 2: Locate a case through use of the Internet that provide details about a specific case where this strategy was used. Describe where you located the information and then summarize the case and investigative strategies. Discuss your thoughts on how it helped further the investigation, if it did at all. If improvement was needed, explain what could have been done better.
REMEMBER: You are not sending out a text message or tweet, so when writing your post, use proper English, grammar and writing mechanics. Make sure you include what you think about the respective section you are discussing.
Initial Post – First, you will post to the forum by providing some background information followed up by your thoughts and opinions on the respective topic. It must be substantive and thoughtful dialogue. Use outside sources such as the news, Internet, popular media, your textbook, journal articles, etc…to assist you here. Make sure to cite your work
This section must be at least 300 words minimum. Include a word count in parenthesis at the end.
Make sure to use proper APA Formatting to cite your work.