Cameron Todd Willingham Each week, you will be asked to

 

Cameron Todd Willingham

Each week, you will be asked to respond to the prompt or prompts in the discussion forum. Your initial post should be 75-150 words in length, and is due on Sunday. By Tuesday, you should respond to two additional posts from your peers. 

Using the information from proactive and reactive investigations in Chapter 6, apply the use of discretion and the impact of this concept has on the way law enforcement do their jobs. Not only do police officers engage in both proactive and reactive investigations, so do fire marshals and prosecuting attorneys.

Watch this video and explain how Cameron Todd Willingham’s case was subjected to both proactive (using a jailhouse snitch) and reactive investigations (prejudices).

Follow up with your classmates by sharing a different viewpoint than what they selected. Also, address concepts from previous chapters to support your position.