Prepare a 700- to 1,050-word paper describing survey research and data collection as they relate to criminal justice research. Address each of the following in your paper:
Identify the various types of survey research utilized in the field of criminal justice.
Explain the advantages and disadvantages of:
In person surveys
Focus group surveys
Describe the purpose of sampling as part of the research process.
Identify the types of reliability and validity as they are applied to criminal justice research.
Discuss the importance of ensuring that data collection methods and instruments are both reliable and valid.
Include at least four peer-reviewed references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
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