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The Role of Social Stigma in Police Ethical Lapses

What role does social stigma play in police ethics?

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Social stigma for many minorities and different ethnicities plays a vital role in police agencies. Quite often, ethical issues in policing emanate from a stigma developed by police and society in general toward a minority or person from a ...

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This solution gives students an explanation of the role that stigma of certain groups and races plays in many ethical lapses that occur within police departments. Many issues such as racial profiling emanate from the social stigma placed on certain minority groups in society that also impact the decision-making by the police.