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Crime Tv Show Research Paper

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The criminal justice system is the system of law enforcement, adjudication, and correctional agencies that worth together to apprehend, prosecute and control criminal offenders. The system maintains order, enforces the law and brings the guilty to justice. Society depends on this system for protection and to maintain order within the environment people in society live in. The criminal justice system is an interesting field to me because the crime TV shows I have watched introduced me to this system. I choose this class because not only was it a requirement for me to finish the Shocker Program, it was a way for me to learn more about how criminals are handled and how agencies within the system bring justice.

In my junior year of high school, a friend introduced to me the show Criminal Minds. At first, I was hesitant to watch it because it might not be something I want to hear. I don’t want to hear sad stories about peopling getting raped or losing their loved one. After my friend kept nagging to me how good the show was, I started to watch it. By the end of the first episode, I was hooked. I finished all 10 seasons on Netflix by the summer of last year. The show was amazing, even though some of it is fiction, such as what the BAU really does. The show focused on the criminology and psychology of criminals. They analyzed the crime scene, previous victims, and the environment. The characters within the show were able to put the pieces of the puzzle together and solve. Not only that, they analyzed the psychology of the criminals. They analyzed why this certain criminal did what he/she did and what their goal was. To me, this was interesting and fun.
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I want to learn how agencies solve and bring to justice the criminals they capture. It feels like a puzzle, with pieces scattered and it is up to the agencies who maintain this system to solve it. I want to learn how the pieces are put
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