Explain the elements required to prove a violation of the statute selected.

Homicide and Law Enforcement 4c

Instructions

For this assignment, research your state’s homicide laws using a statute list from your state’s government Web site. Review the list of homicide statutes to guide you in locating a state homicide case on point with one of the homicide statutes and complete to the following:

· Describe one type of homicide from your state statute.

· Explain the elements required to prove a violation of the statute selected.

· Explore a case that is based on a charge associated with your selection, including the facts of the case and the ruling of the court.

· Articulate why it is important for a law enforcement officer to understand the elements of the statute and the court’s interpretation of the statute when conducting an investigation of the crime.

Requirements

· Required page count: 3–4, not including the cover page or the references page.