Select a recent criminal case in your city or local geographical area

For this assignment, select a recent criminal case in your city or local geographical area ( I live in Wilmington, North Carolina) from the past six months. Consider how you would investigate this case.

Select a recent criminal case in your city or local geographical area

Write a 3–4-page paper in which you:

1. Firstly, assemble a set of guidelines based on your textbook readings for conducting a preliminary crime scene investigation for this criminal case.
2. Secondly, discuss at least one way data mining can be used in order to conduct an efficient follow-up investigation for this case.
3. Thirdly, identify the major crimes in this case and specify the reporting procedures.
4. Fourthly, consider the four most important characteristics of an effective criminal investigator and discuss the level of effectiveness that was brought to this case by the investigator. Was the investigation effective? Where could there be improvements?

5. In what way can law enforcement investigators conduct efficient and effective investigations while maintaining the rights of both the victim(s) and the accused(s) in a criminal case?
6. Cite three references from the past two years. Note: Wikipedia and similar types of websites do not qualify as academic resources.
Clarity, writing mechanics, and formatting requirements.

Remember, ensure  that the pages are exclusive of the cover and the reference pages. Also, ensure that you include all the references you use in finding research for this assignment paper. References should be at least three for the paper. All references, citation, and writing should follow the APA formatting and styling guidelines. Finally, ensure you focus on the assignment topic in detail.

Ensure that you follow the instructions provided keenly. Marking of the assignment is on how you do the task and how you submit the assignment too. In case of any question feel free to ask your instructor for more guidelines before doing the assignment.