Crime control is frequently presented in the media. More specifically, many television shows,
music videos, and prime-time specials portray different perspectives regarding the criminal justice system.
Using key terms from the textbook chapter and the videos, respond to the following:
List at least four television shows, music videos, or prime-time specials that you have seen depicting police operations, investigative work, court cases, or a correctional setting.
How did these shows/videos represent that criminal justice agency?
Identify any problems regarding crime control?
Do you think the shows provided a realistic image of a criminal justice agency? Why or Why not?
What tips did you pick up from the video as to how to be a more critical viewer?
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