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Chapter 10 slides - Process produces police personality Content Discipline Experience Recruitment Changes in recruitment& training change the

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Chapter 10 Police  officers
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Statistics 85% of sworn officers work in local agencies. Most agencies are small with fewer officers  and no specializations Most officers are male and White. Diversity is more likely seen in larger agencies.
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Are police officers different? Skolnick’s working personality Danger  Authority  More authoritarian, suspicious, and cynical More isolated and alienated from civilians
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What makes officers  different? Nature? Job attracts certain types of people Research failed to support Nurture? Job creates a ‘working personality’ Job conditions
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Becoming a police officer Police socialization Van Maanen’s model
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Unformatted text preview: Process produces police personality Content Discipline Experience Recruitment Changes in recruitment & training change the police Correlates of officer characteristics and work Officers do policing differently Individual characteristics Gender Ethnicity Education Age & experience Attitudes Typologies help classify information Police officer types Coates Applied Wilson’s theory Broderick Differ in emphasis of due process and social order Muir Based on how coercive force or discretion is used Passion vs. perspective...
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course CJ 102 taught by Professor Bostaph during the Spring '11 term at Boise State.

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