Part 1: Respond to the following in a minimum of 175 words:
Critical thinking incorporates research and determining the credibility of sources.
From your research, whatâ€™s an example of how credibility proved crucial to the outcome in a criminal justice case? It can be a good or bad outcome. In your response, provide support from the reading and include the exampleâ€™s source.
Part 2: In Week 1, you learned about a few aspects of thinking critically. As you build your critical thinking skills each week, consider the different fields within criminal justice and how important critical thinking skill are for someone in that role.
The criminal justice field has many different career paths, positions, and departments and agencies. Some of the departments and agencies include the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), National Institute of Justice (NIJ), and the National Institute of Corrections (NIC).
Research 2 agencies, departments, or bureaus that function in the field of criminal justice.
Select 1 position within each agency, department, or bureau that you selected so that you have 2 total roles selected.
Write a 700- to 1,050-word summary in which you address the following questions:
- What are the duties of the 2 roles you selected? Provide examples.
- How may vagueness, ambiguity, and generalities impact the effectiveness of the selected roles? Provide an example for each role.
- How is credibility necessary in the 2 roles you selected? Include examples to explain ways credibility can affect someone in each of these roles.
- How do individuals in the 2 selected roles use critical thinking? Provide situational examples.
Cite 2 references to support your assignment.
Format your paper according to APA guidelines.