In the criminal justice field, it is critical that one knows and applies proper knowledge of the terminology used in the field. The lack of knowledge in this field can result in not only
Terminology and the Criminal Justice System hold a key to the basic understanding of concepts and prosecution of words. What this means is simply put to be able to transcribe knowledge with his or her words to the case at hand can make the difference whether the case is won or lost. Without being able to translate in the proper terminology the point taken can be lost in a simple mathematical formula given the Hypothesis based on the Criminal Justice System. The Hypothesis will be analyzed throughout the text and will be visited from a statistical point of view in how it determines how a case is handled.
Knowing common research terminology helps to understand and interpret scholarly articles so you can effectively apply what you have learned. Researchers have their own language for example doctors use more medical terms for their research. Police officers or criminal justice researchers also have their own research process and terminology.
Approaches to theories and methods to criminal justice represent an attempt to develop explanations to reality in crime and the criminal justice systems. Theory attempts to clarify, explain, and to predict the direction of future events. Paradigm describes a theoretical and methodical belief that permits selection, evaluation, and criticism. Methodology is the collection of facts and data of crime and criminal justice policy. To understand better theory addresses the issue why, while methodology addresses the issue of what is.
Two types of research are pure research and applied research. Pure research or basic research is not to invent or create something but gain knowledge for knowledge sake. Applied research, on the other hand, is designed to solve immediate policy problems. Other types of research are qualitative and...