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Unformatted text preview: storybook officers? They act accordingly when they are helping the elderly or when they are around someone he or she respect. My point is that the officers can abide by these codes if they choose to but often-times choose not to because they are power hungry tough guys who see everyone as a criminal. The text mentioned how officers are treated as guilty until proven innocent when they are being investigated internally, and additionally they are not allowed advancement. This causes friction between the officers and authority groups. I want to indicate that civilians, when arrested, receive the same treatment. The law states that the accused are innocent until proven guilty. Anyone who has been arrested can attest that this is not the way it works. This is a perfect example of how police officers believe they are above the law and deserve privileges the rest of us do not....
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- Spring '10
- law enforcement code