SOC 3750 Lecture 14: Police in Society (Lecture #14)

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Something that they can benefit from and they break the law to get it. Self interested corruption most common, and officer is doing something to secure streets they wouldn"t arrest them or draw charges only if they: letting criminals off (shake downs) pay me extra money and. They are the bad apples that spoiled things. Corruption: why: chappell and piquero (2004) applying social learning theory to police. So, common that they don"t think it"s that serious. I. e. , if taking gifts is (cid:498)normative(cid:499) (cid:523)common place(cid:524), teach, If they have trust they can be more effective officers. Community policing: when: late 70s-80s innovation, crime, deindustrialization, racial tensions, cp units, funding, more focus, mid 90s official mandate, the point of focus, that"s what they stand for. )t wasn"t doing anything in certain spots: higher levels of trust, improves perceptions of safety and police legitimacy (gill et al.

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