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Police corruption

Lawrence W. Sherman

Police corruption

a sociological perspective

by Lawrence W. Sherman

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Published by Anchor Press in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Police corruption -- United States,
    • Police corruption

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. [325]-332.

      Statementedited by Lawrence W. Sherman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV8143 .S43
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 347 p.
      Number of Pages347
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5426349M
      ISBN 100385030681
      LC Control Number73020939
      OCLC/WorldCa827889

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Police corruption is a form of police misconduct in which law enforcement officers end up breaking their political contract and abuse their power for personal type of corruption may involve one or a group of officers. Internal police corruption is a challenge to public trust, cohesion of departmental policies, human rights and legal violations involving serious consequences.

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