Each student will be required to pick a criminal justice related topic (examples include: Post-Ferguson policing, restorative justice, juvenile justice, drug decriminalization, substance abuse treatment vs criminalization, etc.)and write a 5 page research paper on it. The research paper should be an in depth look into this particular topic that interests you while relating it to the what you have learned throughout your studies. (length does not include title page, abstract page or reference pages) The student will be required to complete the paper in APA format. The research paper will be graded upon the rubric provided. The student should upload the completed paper to the portal on the due date – early assignments will be accepted.