Essay about Why Police Prejudice Against Minorities
Literature Review 4-6 pages
In Mellama, (2007) the researchers are trying to determine that being of a non Caucasian background affects the hiring, promoting, and the disbursement of assignments in the field of police work. Multiple systems of data gathering were used to determine the results of the experiment. The first of which was existing statistics. The second form was an interview process, and the final form of data gathering was field observation. The sample was of a police department from the year 1964 until 2007. Through experience, statistics and, interviews with police higher ups, such as captains, commissioners etcetera, the study found that while the use of race as a pre determinate factor in workplace practices including minorities has somewhat quelled since the 1970’s. While it is still present, it is much more subtle now.
The goal of…