Identify any problems regarding crime control

Crime control is frequently presented in the media. More specifically, many television shows,

music videos, and prime-time specials portray different perspectives regarding the criminal justice system.

  1.  List at least four television shows, music videos, or prime-time specials that you have seen depicting police operations, investigative work, court cases, or a correctional setting.
  2. How did these shows/videos represent that criminal justice agency?
  3. Identify any problems regarding crime control?
  4. Do you think the shows provided a realistic image of a criminal justice agency? Why or Why not?


  • Write a short essay or paragraph of at least¬†500 words. [POST YOUR WORD COUNT AT THE END OF YOUR MAIN POST.]
  • Use key terms and concepts from the reading.
  • Use concrete examples/details and avoid generalities.
  • Address all questions.
  • Use proper grammar and punctuation.
  • If you researched your topic and are using information from what you learned, remember to cite your sources.