Qualitative and quantitative study of police investigative thinking styles
Dean, Geoff, Fahsing, Ivar A. , & Gottschalk, Petter (2007) Qualitative and quantitative study of police investigative thinking styles. International Journal of Knowledge and Learning, 3(1), pp. 76-87.
A qualitative study of detectives’ investigative thinking in Australia identified four thinking styles: method style, challenge style, skill style and risk style. Multiple item scales were developed for these four constructs in a survey instrument. A quantitative study based on the questionnaire was conducted among detectives in Norway. None of the multiple item scales achieved acceptable reliability. Factor analysis suggests a number of new thinking styles, including entrepreneur style and architect style.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
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|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law|
Current > Research Centres > Law and Justice Research Centre
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2007 Inderscience Publishers|
|Deposited On:||06 Jul 2007|
|Last Modified:||11 Nov 2011 10:01|
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