Unformatted text preview: potential of serious harm to the officers and others. Police misconduct Research on police misconduct attempts to explain its occurrence. Two of the most significant attempts at explanation are called:-Bad Apples-Police Culture Bad Apples refers to the concept that the vast majority of citizen complaints against police officers are the result of the actions of a few “Bad Apples.” …………. Police Culture theory suggests that the police misconduct is the product of informal rules that develop in police organizations. Departments who operate with rules and regulations that promote responsibility and fairness are less likely to have their members act improperly....
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- deadly force, Criminal Justice Lecture, policy -Recruitment changes, enforcement -Statutory change