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dc.contributor.authorMinhas, Rashid Ali
dc.contributor.authorWalsh, Dave
dc.contributor.authorBull, Ray
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-28T16:01:45Z
dc.date.available2016-11-28T16:01:45Z
dc.date.issued2016-10-31
dc.identifier.citationMinhas, R. A. et al. (2016) 'Developing a scale to measure the presence of possible prejudicial stereotyping in police interviews with suspects: The Minhas Investigative Interviewing Prejudicial Stereotyping Scale (MIIPSS)', Police Practice and Research, DOI: 10.1080/15614263.2016.1249870en
dc.identifier.issn1561-4263
dc.identifier.doi10.1080/15614263.2016.1249870
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10545/621082en
dc.description.abstractIf police interviewers hold negative feelings towards certain groups, this may affect how they interview them (either as victims, witnesses or suspects) in that they may not obtain reliable accounts, being the aim of such interviews. The Minhas Investigative Interviewing Prejudicial Stereotyping Scale (MIIPSS) has been developed to assess the level of any investigative interviewers' prejudicial stereotyping towards suspects. The current exploratory study involved semi-structured interviews with twenty people, who had previously been interviewed as suspects in England and also eight very experienced lawyers. Both their views were measured using the MIIPSS before being subjected to a Guttman analysis. Statistical analyses showed that MIIPSS satisfies the criteria for classification as a valid unidimensional and cumulative scale. Therefore, researchers could use MIIPSS as a tool to measure prejudicial stereotyping in investigative interviews. Interviewers could also use MIIPSS to monitor their own attitudes towards certain groups or individuals suspected of different types of crimes.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherTaylor and Francisen
dc.relation.urlhttps://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15614263.2016.1249870en
dc.rightsArchived with thanks to Police Practice and Researchen
dc.subjectPrejudicial stereotypingen
dc.subjectSuspectsen
dc.subjectLegal representativesen
dc.subjectInvestigative interviewingen
dc.titleDeveloping a scale to measure the presence of possible prejudicial stereotyping in police interviews with suspects: The Minhas Investigative Interviewing Prejudicial Stereotyping Scale (MIIPSS)en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.eissn1477-271X
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Derbyen
dc.identifier.journalPolice Practice and Researchen
dcterms.dateAccepted2016-10-12
refterms.dateFOA2018-05-01T00:00:00Z
html.description.abstractIf police interviewers hold negative feelings towards certain groups, this may affect how they interview them (either as victims, witnesses or suspects) in that they may not obtain reliable accounts, being the aim of such interviews. The Minhas Investigative Interviewing Prejudicial Stereotyping Scale (MIIPSS) has been developed to assess the level of any investigative interviewers' prejudicial stereotyping towards suspects. The current exploratory study involved semi-structured interviews with twenty people, who had previously been interviewed as suspects in England and also eight very experienced lawyers. Both their views were measured using the MIIPSS before being subjected to a Guttman analysis. Statistical analyses showed that MIIPSS satisfies the criteria for classification as a valid unidimensional and cumulative scale. Therefore, researchers could use MIIPSS as a tool to measure prejudicial stereotyping in investigative interviews. Interviewers could also use MIIPSS to monitor their own attitudes towards certain groups or individuals suspected of different types of crimes.


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