Discussion board # 3 | cjus740 | Liberty University


Discussion Assignment Instructions

The student will post one thread of at least 750–850 words by 11:59 p.m. (ET) on Monday. For each thread, students must support their assertions with at least 4 scholarly citations in APA format

Any sources cited must have been published within the last five years. The original thread must incorporate ideas and several scholarly citations from all of the Learn materials. The reply posts can integrate ideas and citations from the Learn materials from ch. 5 & 6 attached. 

Integrate Biblical principles in your personal thread.

Due by Monday 11:59 a.m (Eastern Time) September 13,2021. NO LATE WORK!

Discussion Board Question #3

Measuring gang-related crime is an example of trying to measure a particular dimension of crime: motive. Other examples are hate crimes, terrorist incidents, and drug-related crimes. Specify conceptual and operational definitions for at least one of these types. Find one news article and one research report that presents an example.


King James Bible. (1970). The Holy Bible. Camden, New Jersey. Thomas Nelson, Inc.

Maxfield, M. G., & Babbie, E. R. (2018). Research methods for criminal justice and criminology (8th ed.). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.