Assignment 4 Development of Organized Crime in the United States
Many economic and cultural factors have been identified as related to the development of organized crime in our nation. Furthermore, these factors have been influenced by the media in how organized criminals have been historically portrayed. Fantasizing the world of criminals like Al Capone and the Gambino crime family are examples of this.Activity Resources
Main Task: Outline the Development of Organized Crime in the United States
As a local law enforcement professional, you have been asked to give a talk at a local police training facility regarding the history of organized crime in the United States. Develop a PowerPoint presentation that summarizes the development of organized crime in the United States as discussed in your Activity readings. To help illustrate your presentation material and provide detailed examples, compare and contrast some of the more well-known organized crime groups in the United States. If possible, support your findings and viewpoint with local data. Focus on these questions as a guide to your project:
- How was organized crime able to flourish in the United States?
- How has it continued to evolve over the years and continually grow?
- What impact has law enforcement and the creation of laws had on organized crime?
Incorporate appropriate animations, transitions, and graphics as well as “speaker notes” for each slide. The speaker notes may be comprised of brief paragraphs or bulleted lists.
Support your presentation with at least five (5) scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources may be included.
Length: 12-15 slides (with a separate reference slide)
Notes Length: 200-350 words for each slide
Be sure to include citations for quotations and paraphrases with references in APA format and style where appropriate. Save the file as PPT with the correct course code information. Upload the completed assignment in the Activities area of the course.
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