Week 6 Chapters 8 and 9

Week 6 Chapters 8 and 9 - Week6Chapters8and9 Chapter8

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Week 6  Chapters 8 and 9 Chapter 8 Define the following terms: 1. Gratuities- items of value received by an individual because of his/her  role or position rather than because of a personal relationship with the giver.  2. Graft- any exploration of one’s role such as accepting bribes, protection,  money, or kickbacks 3. Grass Eaters- those who are fairly passive in their deviant practices of  taking bribes, gratuities, and unsolicited protection 4. Meat Eaters- deviant officers who engage in shakedowns, “shop” at  burglary scenes, and engage in more deviant practices that “grass eaters” 5. Rotten-apple Argument- the proposition that the officer alone is deviant  and that it was simply a mistake to hire him/her 6.   Excessive Force-use of force that exceeds what is necessary to  accomplish a lawful purpose, or when the purpose is not lawful apprehension  or self defense but rather personal retaliation or coercion 7.  List and describe various forms of law enforcement deviance. - A few types of law enforcement deviance is graft, sexual misconduct,  excessive force, the use of drug and alcohol, and receiving gratuities. There is  a difference between graft and gratuities. Graft is when a law officer accepts 
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2011 for the course CJ 395 taught by Professor Greg during the Spring '11 term at Thomas GA.

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Week 6 Chapters 8 and 9 - Week6Chapters8and9 Chapter8

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