Topic 1: Scenario
To explore qualitative methods and tools in more detail, consider the following scenario:
The local police chief in concerned about the community’s perception of local law enforcement and has asked you to conduct a qualitative study to explore community members’ attitudes.
- Identify four qualitative tools that you could use to collect information to conduct this research.
- Describe how each of the four tools differs and how the data collected addresses the overarching research question regarding community attitudes about local law enforcement.
- Which qualitative tool do you think would be most effective in researching this topic? Why?
- Describe how the data collected using the qualitative tool above would be objectively and accurately analyzed.
Topic 2: Current Topics
Research current events related to the course topics covered in Units 1–4 and post at least 2 of these events to the Discussion Board. Within your posting, describe how your chosen items tie into a review of the course thus far.
*police having concern about the community
*How Quantitative and Qualitative is used to collect data in criminal world
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