I am a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Florida. There are many issues th

    I am a Law Enforcement Officer in the State of Florida. There are many issues that are masked behind our line of work. Many Law Enforcement officers deal with mental health issues regularly. Having been on the road for the past four years, I constantly observe how police officers go from being heroes and get isolated quickly. Using the best practices methodology, I will identify two or more agencies in South Florida struggling with handling the mental health crisis. I will provide the best resolutions on how to support Police Officers with mental health issues.
    The Final Report must be in American Psychological Association (APA) format, using the following standard guidelines:
    1. Title Page: Provides the title, author’s name, date of submission, and fulfillment statement.
    2. Abstract/Executive Summary: Provides a summary of the report. In less than two pages, it
    summarizes the Project, including the issue or problem examined the method of inquiry and
    your conclusions and recommendations.
    3. Table of Contents: Provides the organization of the report. Lists the major section and sub-
    section headings of your report and the pages on which these subjects can be found.
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    4. Introduction/Issue or Problem Statement: States the issue or problem, the context in which the issue or problem lays and why it is important.
    5. Literature Review: Uses research techniques to locate the issue or problem you are addressing with similar issues/problems and resolutions. It connects your research/internal organizational work to a larger body of experience and grounds your work in the current knowledge of the field. Include the Scholar assignment in this section.
    6. Methodology: Describes what you did and how you did it. The methods section describes all the steps and processes by which you determined the resolution to the issue or problem.
    7. Findings: Report what you found. This section methodically lists the information you found to be true or un-true in an organized format, which allows the reader to consider the outcomes of your research.
    8. Discussion, Recommendations, and Conclusions: The final section is your interpretation of the data where you make recommendations based upon your interpretation of the findings. In this section you draw conclusions make recommendations and reflect on the process of your investigation. You would also state the limitations of your data and conclusions in this section. Include the Mission assignment in this section.
    9. References: In APA style.
    10. Appendix: Research data, tools, explanatory notes and lists are organized as appendices, and
    do not count toward the 35-page minimum.
    Finally, keep in mind that each project is unique and may not necessitate the entire process as listed in this syllabus. Discussion and communication between the student and instructor is the key to a successful capstone.
    Other information: The final paper should be at least 35 pages, double-spaced on 8 1⁄2 x 11 page layout in Times New Roman, 12-point font with one-inch margins all round. Use the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

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