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This reader offers a unique selection to illustrate key concepts and research in the areas of police misconduct- and how misconduct affects police ethics and integrity in the officer, the department and in our society as well. The readings are by some of the top scholars in police research and represent the most current understanding of ethics and misconduct. The readings are prefaced by an introduction that has been carefully crafted to properly frame the selections.
- Features readings by some of the top names in policing research, including Carl Klockars, Sam Walker, Geoffrey Alpert, Stephen Mastrofski, Lorraine Mazarolle, Jack Greene and Alex Piquero.
- Readings have been edited for classroom use; although no content is sacrificed, the material and research presented are appropriate for most students.
- This book not only provides cutting-edge research but also shows how to implement new methodology into police environments.
- The introduction by Jack Greene provides a strong contextual organization for the readings that follow.
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Part 1: DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT.
1. Measuring Police Integrity: Carl B. Klockars and Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich.
2. Early Intervention Systems: The New Paradigm: Samuel Walker and Geoffrey Alpert.
3. The Search for Integrity: Findings and Tools for Investigating and Adjucating Federal Security Clearance Cases Applicable to Law Enforcement Selection And Retention: Howard William Timm.
Part 2: EARLY WARNING METHODS.
4. Police Integrity: Exploring the Utility of a Risk Factor Model: Matthew J. Hickman, Alex R. Piquero, and Jack R. Greene.
5. Armed and Dangerous: Exploring Police Drug Use and Drug Related Corruption: Kim Michelle Lersch and Tom Mieczkowski.
Part 3: SITUATIONAL CONTEXT AND USE OF FORCE.
6. Patterns of Police Use of Force as a Measure of Police Integrity: Joel H. Garner, Christopher D. Maxwell, and Cedric Heraux.
7. Citizen Behavior and Police Use of Force: An Examination of National Survey Data: Steven K. Smith.
8. Toward a Better Understanding of Police Use of Nonlethal Force: William Terrill and Stephen D. Mastrofski.
9. Third-Party Policing: Considering the Ethical Challenges: Lorraine Mazerolle and Tim Prenzler.
Part 4: EXTERNAL FACTORS.
10. Turning Necessity Into Virtue: Pittsburgh's Experience with a Federal Consent Decree: Robert C. Davis, Christopher W. Ortiz, Nicole J. Henderson, and Joel Miller.
11. Public Perceptions of Police Misconduct and Reform: Ron Weitzer.