Data and Methodology

  • Jon ShaneEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Criminology book series (BRIEFSCRIMINOL)


This research uses a mixed method design to present a deep narrative account of facts that offer context (qualitative), supplemented by statistical data (quantitative) that offer breadth. Mixed methodology was selected for the strength of triangulation to elaborate and clarify the findings and to generate greater understanding about how errors in policing might occur. The source documents for the analysis appear in Table 3.1.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Law, Police Science and Criminal Justice AdministrationJohn Jay College of Criminal JusticeNew YorkUSA

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