Both self-awareness and cross-cultural knowledge are necessary for criminal justice professionals and leaders. It might seem like an impossible challenge to simultaneously respect the cultural differences of each person and be as objective as the blindfolded Lady Justice. However, developing sociocultural intelligence offers the potential to make a significant and positive impact on community perceptions and improve engagement with the criminal justice system. Public confidence is a necessity for procedural justice and effective criminal justice system leadership.
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You will compile everything learned in the preceding weeks of this course together into one comprehensive report. Your final report should be suitable for distribution to community groups, elected and appointed officials, and professionals across the three branches of the criminal justice system: public safety, the judiciary, and corrections.
Using the information developed from your research and assignments in Weeks 1 through 4, develop a comprehensive report on the implications of sociocultural intelligence on both the criminal justice system and community. You may reuse elements of your assignments from Weeks 1 through 4, but you should not cut and paste and reuse sections verbatim.
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