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The "Morale Problem" of the Police Profession

What are the primary issues in the "morale problem" of the police profession? What solutions would you recommend to improve morale? Please explain.

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1. What are the primary issues in the "morale problem?of the police profession? What solutions would you recommend to improve morale? Please explain.

There are two proposed reasons for a morale problem of the police profession. First, police officers often deal with their clients as adversaries. Second. they are frequently under pressure to service incompatible ends. These two aspects of the role lead to other secondary factors, such as low commitment to the job and a lack of job satisfaction. However morality is not the same as commitment or job satisfaction, but the latter two are strongly correlates with the level of mortality. For example,adversary relations cause a lack of commitment to the job and profession. So, in relations to the functions of law enforcements and order maintenance, the public seems confused as to what it wants from the police; therefore, some consensus must be reached as to what is ...

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This solution examines the primary issues in the "morale problem" of the police profession. It also recommends and explains solutions to improve morale. Supplemented with a highly informative article examining police morale.

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