essay assignment 97

Explain organized crime. In your explanation, please include the following:

  1. Identification of organized crime (both the specific and generic definition);
  2. Identification and explanation of the four types of organized crime;
  3. An example of an organized crime group to include how the group began, how they make their money, and how they would be classified (under #2); and
  4. How theory plays a role in explaining organized crime.

Your completed assignment should be at least two pages in length, not including the title and reference pages. You are required to use at least one outside source which should be cited and referenced according to APA format. If you need assistance, please contact the Writing Center or review the CSU Citation Guide. You will be graded on your introduction (20 points), quality of discussion (35 points), organization (15 points), writing mechanics (10 points), citations and references (10 points), and style and formatting (10 points). See more in the rubric about these.