Prepare a 1400- to 1,750- word paper describing the importance of research as it relates to policy development within the field of criminal justice. Address each of the following in your paper:
Identify the purposes and types of policies within the field of criminal justice. Describe the relationship between research and policy development. Provide examples of how research can assist policy-makers to inform their policy decisions. Identify two examples of policies that were developed within the past 10 years that resulted from research within the field of criminal justice.
Include at least four peer-reviewed references. Include page numbers please.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.