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Ashley Hamilton Criminal Justice 100 Assignment #6 Police officers often feel different from everyone else. They often feel like they have to protect their own, because other police others are the only ones who know what it feels like. Police officers also tend to feel “on the edge”. There is always a chance to get hurt and they have to look out for themselves, and they people they are around. Because of this, officers also tend to be cynical. They are always witness the bad things that go on,
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Unformatted text preview: and therefore are pessimistic. Doing this every day is going to take its toll on anyone. Due process advocates are probably not very happy with these results. Because of these personality changes, it’s more likely that officers will think the worst of people. They will automatically assume the people they encounter are criminals, and more arrests are likely....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/22/2008 for the course CRJ 100 taught by Professor Martin during the Winter '08 term at Des Moines CC.

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