Explain the circumstances surrounding this article. Also, be sure to address these questions in your response.

Do you agree or disagree with accepting private funds for the agency and program in the article you chose? Why, or why not?

Describe how environmental factors may play a role in criminal justice agencies needing funding.

Were there any outside factors that played a role in the agency needing and accepting this funding?

Can you think of any other ways that funding could have been secured other than private funds? Did the agency attempt to secure any other sources of funding prior to accepting private funds?

Do you feel the organization donating funds has any influence on policy? Why, or why not?