You are interested in conducting research concerning police officers and their jobs. The information you want to gather, including job satisfaction or job hazards, is up to you as long as you clearly state the hypothesis and goal of your research. The method you use should be appropriate for the goal of your research.
Develop a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper addressing what you have learned about criteria for criminal justice research, specifically with regards to what research method is appropriate in your proposal.
Address the following questions:
Define the hypothesis within your proposed research? Why is the problem?
What type of interview structure would you use (Structured/Unstructured/Depth etc)? Why?
What would be some questions you would ask? Why? Instructor note: Be specific and ensure they tie back to the original problem/hypothesis
What are some distinct advantages of a qualitative data-gathering strategy, such as participant observation, over more quantitative approaches?
When conducting survey research, how important is informed consent and confidentiality?
Include at least two references, one should be the course material!.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.