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CRM 220 (ONLINE): Survey of Criminal Justice: Scholarly Paper #3

This guide will help students taking CRM 220 online with scholarly papers due in modules, 2, 5, and 8, and the research paper due in module 7.

Assignment

The U.S. Department of Justice’s organizational structure changed after 9/11/01. One section that was added is the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section of the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice. Combatting cybercrime has implications that concern whether law enforcement must disregard some Constitutional rights to protect Americans. Some of these issues concern privacy laws and electronic surveillance.
For this paper, assume you are a policymaker in Washington, D.C. Outline the problem and propose suggestions you recommend to encourage law enforcement and lawmakers to protect the Constitutional rights of Americans while continuing to fight cybercrime.
Your paper must be at least 700-800 words in length, excluding the title and reference pages, and must adhere to the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (6th edition) writing format. If your paper does not comply with this format, you will lose points. 
You must cite at least two scholarly references for your paper. 

Resources

Cybersecurity: Current Writings on Threats and Protection

This handbook of cybersecurity best practices is for public officials and citizens, employers and employees, corporations and consumers. Essays also address the development of state-of-the-art software systems and hardware for public and private organizations. Includes examples of plans created by cities to address the problem. 

Cybercrime

from 21st Century Criminology: A Reference Handbook

Cybercrime

From The International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society