Within the PSNI significant effort has been made to address diversity and inclusion. However there are still some areas of policing that are traditionally viewed as ‘masculine’ and ‘male dominated’. Roles such as specialist firearms and specialist tactics roles remain significantly under-represented by females. What works to increase female representation within specialist tactical roles?
The research will gather both quantitative and qualitative data to ensure a more complete and comprehensive exploration of the research area. It is intended that corroboration between the quantitative and qualitative data will ensure the validity of the data.Qualitative methods