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Two forms of police deviance.

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Identify two forms of police deviance. Write a 700-to 1,050 word paper answering the following questions. What reasons might there be behind the deviance? Why was it allowed to flourish? What recommendations might correct these forms of deviance?

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Identify two forms of police deviance. Write a 700-to 1,050 word paper answering the following questions.

The first form of police deviance is the use of excessive force, derision, disrespect, and sarcasm. This is a behavior that is not proper police behavior. Such behavior is sometimes referred to as police brutality. Such behavior typically involves the use of force. Sometimes, prodding with a baton or threats of violence also comes under this category. There are some victims that describe police stops and searches also as bruatality and so also the use of offensive language.
What reasons might there be behind the deviance?
The police officers may have been frustrated by their efforts to apprehend the criminal. They might have been pushed too far by their superiors and supervisors. Moreover, such behavior takes place when the officer has been aggravated by the offender. Further, the officer might think that there is absolute lawlessness in the area in which he is functioning. Finally, there are some police personnel that have been attracted to the profession because they have the inherent instinct to harm and wound others.
Why was it allowed to flourish?
This is allowed to flourish because of several beliefs. ...

Solution Summary

Police deviance is serious problem. Two forms of policy deviance are identified and examined. Methods of combating these deviances are also discussed.

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