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Pollock, J., M. (2005). Critical issues in policing (5 th Ed.), Ethics and law enforcement. (pp. 280-303). Long Grove, USA: Waveland Press. Thesis : The police should make mandatory ethics classes in order to try and stop corruption. I. Dilemmas: officers are public servants who are judged more and are held to a higher standard of behavior because they are forced to make decisions for themselves and society, which are at times unethical. A. Day-to-day ethics: 1. Discretion and Decision Making: use of discretion is guided by personal ethics. Once police discriminate against a certain group they are using their discretionary power in an unethical way. 2. Gratuities: types of gratuities are in the form of bribes or gifts and the acceptance of gratuities may affect their decisions. 3. Other Issues: Other decision, which can be judged and be seen as unethical is lying in order to stay out of trouble or from doing extra work. B. Noble Cause Corruption: stems from a crime control orientation and good
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2010 for the course CRJ CRJ711 taught by Professor Shane during the Spring '09 term at CUNY John Jay.

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