Variables And Hypotheses

Variables And Hypotheses

Read the following research experiment conducted by the Police Foundation in 1974:


Kelling, G. L., Pate, T., Dieckman, D., & Brown, C. E. (1974). The Kansas City preventive patrol experiment: A summary report. Police Foundation.Retrieved from


Brief summary: 

The Kansas City preventive patrol experiment: Police Foundation. Retrieved from


The experiment focused on the following research questions:

· Would citizens notice changes in the level of police patrol?

· Would different levels of visible police patrol affect recorded crime or the outcome of victim surveys?

· Would citizen fear of crime and attendant behavior change as a result of differing patrol levels?

· Would their degree of satisfaction with police change?


Pick ONE of the research questions above and complete the following five exercises. Use the attached worksheet to answer the questions. You will need to put your answers on this word document as well


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