Description of positive aspects of the collaborative initiative

This is an assignment that focuses on description of positive aspects of the collaborative initiative. The paper also focuses on what criminal justice entities.

Description of positive aspects of the collaborative initiative

Project 1: Case Study
You are working in the research unit of a foundation that awards grants to criminal justice agencies. The foundation is interested in promoting inter-agency collaboration to address specific issues in criminal justice. There is a formal debate in the office as to whether a particular case of apparent cooperation/collaboration was actually effective. Your supervisor is championing one side of this discussion.  Additionally, you have been asked to provide a review of the case identified below. Specifically, your supervisor asked you to compose a paper that included responses to the four questions provided. (See Item #3 below.)

1. Firstly, read the following report from the National Institute of Justice:
“Baltimore’s Comprehensive Communities Program: A Case Study”
https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/grants/204627.pdf 

2. Secondly, respond to the following questions:
1.  Firstly, describe the positive aspects of the collaborative initiative
2.  Secondly, what partner do you feel is less essential to the initiative and also why? (Note “None” is not an option.)
3.  Also, what criminal justice entity do you feel could have enhanced the success of the initiative?]
4.  Then, what NON-criminal justice entity do you feel could have enhanced the success of the initiative?
Note: While these four questions may be helpful in creating an outline, the paper itself must be presented as a formal narrative case study.

Description of positive aspects of the collaborative initiative

3. Thirdly, complete Project 1 (Case Study) in the following format:
1.  Firstly, a minimum of four (4) full maximum five (5) full pages of narrative text
2.  Secondly, respond to the four questions in item 2 above
3.  Support your work with a MINIMUM of two (2) resources other than the class instructional material. Narrative and Resource page citations must be done in the American Psychological Association (APA) format

4.  Lastly, a cover page (not included in the page count)
1.  Name of the student
2.  Name and number of the course
3.  Date of submission
4.  All other pages will be double-space, 1 inch margin, 12 font.