Chapter 09

Chapter 09 - Criminal Justice, 4th Edition by Jay S....

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Criminal Justice, 4 th Edition by Jay S. Albanese Chapter 9 Issues in Law Enforcement and Police Behavior
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Stereotypes about Police Citizen perceptions of police are very important because they affect the degree to which a citizen will cooperate with police
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Stereotypes about Police Media portrayals of police shape public perception because most people have very little direct contact with police, upon which to base their initial opinion
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Stereotypes about Police • Racial Profiling - Alleged practice whereby police stop and search minorities for minor violations significantly more often than whites
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Styles of Policing Watchman Legalistic Service
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Police Personalities Socialization Model personality and attitudes are product of learned behavior on the job Predispositional Model personality and attitudes are product of individual values of each officer and is developed prior to entry into service
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Defined as blind obedience to authority and strong reliance on authority
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