Week 4 Rampart - Deviance Law Enforcement Deviance...

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Deviance i Law Enforcement Deviance Assignment David M. Goldstein Axia College of University of Phoenix Professor William Jackson, III December 23 rd , 2007
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Deviance 1 There are times where you sit and watch a movie, and say to yourself “this could really happen”. A 1988 release of a movie called “Colors” depicts a LAPD squad called CRASH, who crack down on gang violence in their area. The movie is full of corruption and deviance, and it was not until now that I believed this actually happened. After reading the Rampart Independent Review, it is clear that a lot of unethical and deviant things were going on in the LA police department. I would like to say these were isolated incidents, however on further research I found more of this similar behavior around the United States. There are two incidents in the Rampart Independent Review article that really stand out to me as being deviant. The first one is police officer David Mack. Officer Mack entered a Bank of America on November 6 th , 1997 and robbed it by gun point. Mack got away with over $700,000 in cash and went to Las Vegas with the money with other police officers. The Second
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