Write a 3 to 4 page paper in which you create a potential journey through criminal justice system for Clyde Edwards. The scenario for Clyde Edwards is listed below. You are to cover at least six steps in the system. These steps need to include at least one (1) step in each of the major three parts of the system (law enforcement, courts, corrections). Start with the probable cause for arrest on the Burglary charge. Each step in the system will require citation(s) from the text book. The paper needs to be complete in APA format and must include a reference page for any sources. In other words, create a story from the scenario below that takes Clyde on a journey through the Criminal Justice System. You have creative license to be creative and have fun with this assignment.
This paper is wide open in terms of content. I expect that you demonstrate knowledge of each step that you choose to cover. Spelling and grammar count. Hint: Do not wait until the end of class to write the paper, but begin the first week and the paper will write itself as you work through this course. The illustration inside the front cover of the book may be useful to serve as a visual guide.
This paper is to be double-spaced and submitted in Times New Roman #12 Font. It is due the last day of class.
Clyde Edwards is a 23 year old male white. Clyde has been arrested several times and has two convictions for misdemeanor battery to two separate victims. Clyde has two children from his on and off girlfriend, Lindie Greene.
Shirley DePew lives at 1414 Rose Lane in Wayne City, Indiana. On June 14th at 3:30 p.m., Shirley was home sick from work. Her house was closed up and she heard a knock at the door. Shirley remained in bed and ignored it. A few minutes later, she heard glass break. She grabbed her cell phone and hid in a bathroom. She observed a male white in his 20s ransack the house as she looked through a crack in the door. Shirley called 911after the suspect left the residence. The police were arrived after the suspect left and started a criminal investigation. The investigation yielded Probable Cause to arrest Clyde Edwards and he is arrested and charged with Burglary.