When determining what should be considered criminal behavior, the pluralist perspective recognizes the importance of diversity. Because of society’s diversity, some behavior may spark debate. Based on your reading assignment, address the following prompts:

1. Identify and describe the four stages of criminal investigation and identify the three types of crimes documented in this chapter and give examples of each.

2. Discuss ways in which the media have affected our perceptions of Criminal Investigation. List and discuss investigative bias that may develop in a criminal investigation. Research a case (within the last 2 years) and analysis how two different media outlets reported on the criminal investigation of the case. Be sure to include the links and compare and contrast how the case, the facts, and narrative were reported between the two media outlets.