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Unformatted text preview: police officers had to follow, it isolated the physical interaction between the police officer and civilian. Under the bureaucratic model, police officers were encouraged to not allow their feelings or emotions to interfere with their decision-making. The bureaucratic model put an emphasis on police officers to keep record of their patrol and arrest logs. This created a negative ideal on how they went about their jobs. An example would be the Watts’ riot in 1965. A California highway patrol officer pulled over Marquette Frye and after he failed to pass the sobriety test, the officer refused to allow his brother and mother to drive the car home due to the strict rules he had to follow from the handbook. A riot ensued, demonstrating the frustration between the patrol officer and the community....
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- Fall '10
- police officers, Bureaucratic Model