RESEARCH PAPER: TOPIC AND THESIS STATEMENT ASSIGNMENT INSTRUCTIONS
For this assignment, you will choose a topic related to criminal investigation and submit a topic and
Sources must be no older than 5 years.
Liberty Library sources should be used.
Please use the Research Paper: Topic and Thesis Statement Template provided and include
o Title of research (narrowed and focused title).
o Thesis statement (one single sentence)- your thesis statement may be analytical,
expository, or argumentative.
o 2 paragraph review of the literature.
o At least 2 references cited in the text (in-text citations) and listed at the end (all in
Note: Your assignment will be checked for originality via the Turnitin plagiarism tool.