Race/ethnicity remained significant among adolescents. The differential satisfaction demonstrated between white and black teenagers, and to a lesser extent, between white and Hispanic juveniles, was and is significant. Both black and Latino students remained significantly less satisfied with the police than white students. The inclusion of social bonds variables does not attenuate the significant impact of race on juvenile attitudes. Thus, race and racial animus continue to be a lived reality of America.
- The data was a survey based which can result in a broad spectrum of data.
- The Article and Method was very well organized and easy to read. The test were especially well structured and the explanations of them were highly comprehensible
- The data was highly biased and the survey was not proportional to the general populous.
- The survey was based on a Four part categorical question leading to a generalization of the results into a binary system (good for organizing bad for minute details.
- Although the survey was slightly small at only 1300 participants they didn't take into account the outliers that existed or the extent of the crimes when questioned this resulted in bad grouping and possible skewed data.