8-1 Project Three
In this project, you will demonstrate your mastery of the following competency:
Describe how differences in culture impact societys interactions with criminal justice professionals
You are in the same role you chose for Project One: Because you did such fantastic work with the training you held for community members and sworn officers, the Civilian Office of Accountability, a local advisory board, has invited you back to report back with specific potential ideas for the location you chose for Project One. The board would like to hear your thoughts on relevant issues, such as how other cultures view criminal justice professionals, and typical types of misunderstandings between such professionals and civilians.
For your report, feel free to take information from any of the module resources, or use outside resources.
Describe different cultures or subcultures views of criminal justice professionals.
Include at least three of the following (different from your own background) that are relevant to your community:
People of color
Explain the general views that are culturally based.
Describe the reasoning (often historical) behind those views.
Describe incidents of cultural misunderstanding between criminal justice professionals and civilians. Address the following in your assessment:
Religion / beliefs
Describe professional practices that may create cultural sensitivity in criminal justice professionals. Address the following in your assessment:
Understanding the public
Diverse hiring practices
Assess best practices to build trust within cultural communities. Address the following in your assessment:
Creating an understanding of the community
Positive community interactions
What to Submit
To complete this project, you must submit the following:
Suggestions Email with Attachment
Your suggestions for the board in your hometown area will be sent in a formal business email with an attachment. The email should be introductorydescribing you and your task, and including a brief summary of the attachmentand the attachment should include the formal information theyve requested.
The following resource(s) may help support your work on the project:
Reading: Guide for Writing an Email and Creating an Email Invitation
This resource explains how to write a professional email.