For this assignment, you must answer the following questions (one page answer per question with a minimum word count of 300 words). Your answers must be constructed at a master’s level quality. You must include at least two outside sources one for each question. You must adhere to the APA 7 guidelines for this assignment.

QUESTION 1

Explain the purpose of sampling when conducting research within criminal justice. Compare and contrast probability and nonprobability sampling, including at least two examples of each. Your response must be at least 300 words in length.

QUESTION 2

Compare and contrast validity and reliability within criminal justice methodology of conducting research. In your response, be sure to explain at least two types of validity as well as two methods for assessing different inconsistencies in reliability. How can reliability and validity within a research study be improved? Your response must be at least 300 words in length.