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    Respond in 200-300 words. What conflicts do you see between the formal law enforcement code of ethics and the police subculture or "Cop Code"? What ethical problems might these conflicts create? How are these two different ethical codes tied to public perceptions of the role of law enforcement?

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    The formal law enforcement code of ethics basically says that what we do has to be both legal and morally correct. Thus, laws that are created are usually based on some type of moral code and these laws combined with basic ethics such as truth telling and absence of corruption make up the formal law enforcement code. This goes along the lines of the belief that people should be protected but ...