International Crime Witness, Part 1
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.Imagine you are traveling abroad to China when you witness a local national committing a violent assault. The criminal is arrested and charged by the police.
Upon returning to the United States, a professor in one of your criminal justice classes asks you to complete a written report on your experience.
Write a three to five (3) page paper in which you:
Determine the pertinent demographic, social, political, and economic factors about your chosen country.
Examine the manner in which your chosen countryâ€™s criminal code would likely view the crime you witnessed. Provide a rationale for the response.
Choose two (2) individual rights that the United States grants criminal suspects, such as search and seizure, right to counsel, etc., and analyze the countryâ€™s perspective on each right. Provide support for the analysis.
Investigate the manner in which the police in your chosen country would likely treat the defendant. Provide justification for the response.
Classify the fundamental similarities and differences between the police culture in your chosen country compared to the United States.