Community policing continues to be of great interest to policy makers, scholars and, of course, local police agencies. Successfully achieving the transformation from a traditional policing model to community policing can be difficult. This book aims to illuminate the path to make that change as easy as possible. Morash and Ford have produced a contributed anthology with original articles from a variety of well-known researchers, police trainers and leaders.  

Using Multiple Methods in Community Crime Prevention and Community-Policing Research: The Case of Project ROAR

Using Multiple Methods in Community Crime Prevention and Community-Policing Research: The Case of Project ROAR
Using multiple methods in community crime prevention and community-policing research: The case of project ROAR
Andrew L.GiacomazziEdmund F.McGarrell

Social scientists continually strive to find the most credible evidence in their quest to answer social science research questions. However, a variety of factors typically preclude the researcher from confidently stating that his or her findings represent “certain” evidence. A number of these factors relate to the nature of the social world, including the world's complexity. Social scientists often are put in the position of figuring out motivation for human behavior while taking into consideration its plausible and diverse influences, such as mass media, contacts with others, and past experiences (Schutt, 1996).

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