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Officer Corruption/Misconduct in Law Enforcement Agencies

Law enforcement agencies must understand that officer corruption and misconduct does happen. In saying this, senior leadership must implement measures and approaches to addressing these issues. However, just as any other courses of action there are pros and cons to each one.

Discuss the two approaches for addressing police corruption and misconduct, and compare the pros and cons of each one.

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As a member of the Armed Services, our value system and code of ethics is a way of life. Just as the Armed Services, law enforcement agencies around the Nation operate and live by the same or like system. However, regardless of the training a person has received there are still those who fail to implement this in their daily job duties. Misconduct of duties and authority positions is common in many agencies. Identifying misconduct and ensuring these individuals are removed from position is detrimental to a positive command climate within law enforcement agencies. Below we'll discuss the two approaches for addressing police corruption and misconduct, and compare the pros and cons of each one.

According to Champion (2003), there are two approaches to addressing police corruption and misconduct; internal affairs and civilian complaint boards. These two approaches provide ...

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As a member of the Armed Services, our value system and code of ethics is a way of life. Just as the Armed Services, law enforcement agencies around the Nation operate and live by the same or like system. However, regardless of the training a person has received there are still those who fail to implement this in their daily job duties.....

490 word essay with reference

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