As you work on your capstone project paper, remember that you are not merely restating facts, but critically
exploring them within the context of your prior course work and analytical abilities. This analysis should
integrate relevant course materials including those from Introduction to Criminology, Introduction to the
Criminal Justice System, Criminal Justice Management and Administration, and Ethics in the Criminal
Justice System. In addition, it should integrate prior learning outcomes from system-specific courses. The
particular course will depend on the agencies placement within the criminal justice system and its mission
You must have completed Part 1: Capstone Research Project from Week 1, Part 2: Capstone Research
Project from Week 4, Part 3: Capstone Research Project from Week 7, and Part 4: Capstone Research
Project from Week 9 in order to complete this assignment. Use any feedback from your professor to
improve your research paper.
Review the following Paper Requirements and Mandatory Headings as you compile your paper.
Please refer to the following Sample Student Capstone Project Analysis with Instructor Comments in
colored ink of what is at least expected of you in this assignment.
Write a 15-page research paper that combines all the parts of your research paper project. Always consider
and integrate relevant course material to enrich your paper.