a. Brief overview of the agency including type of agency, size and history/how
b. Organizational structure (hierarchy/chain of command) as well as goals and
2. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
a. Discussion of issues, problems and practices relevant to the agency (such as
budgetary constraints, legal changes, increasing crime rates, overcrowding,
b. Refer to published articles and books as well as courses taken at Felician.
3. PLACEMENT AGENCY
a. What actually happens in the agency?
b. What do you do there?
c. Describe any differences you have observed in the formal and informal
structure of the agency (i.e. what the policy/law is versus what is actually
4. SUMMARY AND DISCUSSION
a. How has your criminological understanding been enhanced or changed by this
b. What did you like best and worst about your experience?
5. BIBLIOGRAPHY (Cite sources in APA format for your research, include an
Annual Report or other pertinent informational materials as appropriate to your