Sample Annotated Bibliography Paper on Final Project Paper

Introduction

This paper focuses on the role of law enforcement. The study looks into the ethics that guide the enforcers, the constitutional section, and how they uphold the constitution. The study will evaluate how these enforcers apply the principles of social justice in building a more just society.

Thesis

Law enforcers work under the criminal justice to ensure that people do not break the law, and the law is maintained all the time. The study emphasizes on the functions of the law enforcement professionals in the criminal justice system.

Purpose

The main purpose of this research is to study how the law enforcement professionals carry out their task, how they uphold the constitution, and how they ensure that the principles of social justice are maintained. The study will review why people commit crimes, and further explain how the criminal theory is implemented in the enforcement of law in this sector.

Annotated Bibliography

Clyde, L. C. (2012). Law Enforcement and Justice Administration: Strategies for the 21st Century. US: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

The author has included current events and information pertaining to law enforcement and Justice System. There are categories of the justice organizations, its operations, and practices as needed by the law. This book further presents the realistic theories that are applied in the profession. These theories have been stated with the applications in the given situations. The historic administration concepts have further been reviewed. This inclusion helps to blend the past and the present practices in the criminal system today.

Terrill, J. R. (2012). World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey. Routledge

This study compares the main international justice systems with the nation’s systems. It compares England, Russia, and France among other. It also reviews the Islamic laws as part of the practical examples. The main issues within the criminal justice system are reviewed. This is through the main concepts, organizational studies, and comparative tables of the countries. Further, online resources are offered to give more guidance on the case studies and projects that the readers may be carrying out. The study further exposes transnational crime.

Hess, K., & Hess, C. O. (2011). Introduction to law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. US: Cengage Publishers

The authors allow readers to be equipped with knowledge on the law enforcement professionals, and how they carry out their responsibilities within the larger criminal justice system. This study opens up to critical discussion of the strategies like the intelligence led policing used in enforcing the law within the society. Controversies surrounding the entire system are also discussed.

Kraska, B. P. (1999). Militarizing Criminal Justice: Exploring the Possibilities: The Journal of Political and Military Sociology, 27(2), 205-215

This study covers the roles and responsibilities of the law enforcement professionals. It summarizes debates that are related to the criminal system. Contemporary problems and challenges in the profession are also noted.  The study gives the functions and key responsibilities of the law enforcers and their attributes. It further states the approaches used in monitoring of human rights and the principles of sociology. This is in relation to the American constitution and the ethics that guide the enforcers. For instance, the study reviews the Oath of Honor that the professionals recite frequently as a reminder of the values and the elements to uphold while in the line of duty. The study cautions the professionals against going contrary to the ethical values they uphold. They risk losing their jobs and benefits accrued in case of working against the ethics.

Kohn, H. R. (2008). The Danger of Militarization in an Endless war on Terrorism: The Journal of Military History, 73(1), 177-208

This study reviews the training the professionals go through as part of the ethical standards they should maintain. It guides the reader on the organizational levels of law enforcers in relation to the criminal justice system. This study reviews historical challenges related to crime, and the reason for increased crime over the years. The history of the crime rates is addressed in connection to terrorism and the punishment related to every form of crime. This study concludes by giving incites on how the law enforcers can help to curb terrorism in their areas of jurisdiction.

References

Clyde, L. C. (2012). Law Enforcement and Justice Administration: Strategies for the 21st Century. US: Jones & Bartlett Publishers.

Terrill, J. R. (2012). World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey.  Routledge

Hess, K., & Hess, C. O. (2011). Introduction to law Enforcement and Criminal Justice. US: Cengage Publishers

Kraska, B. P. (1999). Militarizing Criminal Justice: Exploring the Possibilities: The Journal of Political and Military Sociology, 27(2), 205-215

Kohn, H. R. (2008). The Danger of Militarization in an Endless war on Terrorism: The Journal of Military History. 73(1), 177-208