Unformatted text preview: corruption as justifiable. For instance if a “magic pencil” is used to get a search warrant that may lead to crime being stopped or a criminal caught, this may be justifiable. I do not deem excessive force to be justifiable. There is too much chance for false information to be given as so the force stops. In certain instances I believe that police must use extreme means such as the aforementioned to catch criminals. Undercover work and deception to catch a criminal is necessary to get into criminal life and activity. Most criminal activity will not be brought to light by victims for fear of the criminals finding out. These situations can be life threatening to the victims if the criminal parties find out the victims have gone to authorities....
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- Spring '10
- Dirty Harry, Dirty Harry problem, extreme means