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The Resource Character and cops : ethics in policing, Edwin J. Delattre

Character and cops : ethics in policing, Edwin J. Delattre

Label
Character and cops : ethics in policing
Title
Character and cops
Title remainder
ethics in policing
Statement of responsibility
Edwin J. Delattre
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Delattre implicitly promoting the "bad apple" theory of police corruption and brutality, discusses how to promote good values in individual police officers through training and discusses how those values should lead officers to act in a variety of situations. This new edition adds a chapter on terrorism and policing, complaining that police lack the tools to effectively prosecute the "War on Terrorism" and examining issues of racial profiling
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
174/.93632
Index
index present
LC call number
HV7924
LC item number
.D45 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Character and cops : ethics in policing, Edwin J. Delattre
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Excellence of character -- The mission of police -- The public trust and probity -- Discretion -- Public corruption for profit -- Authority and reform in controlling corruption -- Leadership and the character of a department -- Illegal narcotics: moral issues and public policy -- The fundamentals of character and training -- Deliberation and moral problems in training -- Tragedy and "noble cause" corruption -- Death and bereavement, deadly force and guilt -- Taking our lives seriously -- Fatalism, microcosms, and therapeutic reductions -- Ethical ideals, youth violence, and gang enforcement -- Police, the O.J. Simpson trial, and race -- The spirit of public service and individual conscience -- Ethics in the future of policing -- Terrorism and policing -- Ethics in action: case studies of professional excellence in policing -- From war veterans to peace officers
Control code
ocn722451342
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xxiv, 598 p.
Isbn
9780844772257
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011017712
System control number
(OCoLC)722451342
Label
Character and cops : ethics in policing, Edwin J. Delattre
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction -- Excellence of character -- The mission of police -- The public trust and probity -- Discretion -- Public corruption for profit -- Authority and reform in controlling corruption -- Leadership and the character of a department -- Illegal narcotics: moral issues and public policy -- The fundamentals of character and training -- Deliberation and moral problems in training -- Tragedy and "noble cause" corruption -- Death and bereavement, deadly force and guilt -- Taking our lives seriously -- Fatalism, microcosms, and therapeutic reductions -- Ethical ideals, youth violence, and gang enforcement -- Police, the O.J. Simpson trial, and race -- The spirit of public service and individual conscience -- Ethics in the future of policing -- Terrorism and policing -- Ethics in action: case studies of professional excellence in policing -- From war veterans to peace officers
Control code
ocn722451342
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
xxiv, 598 p.
Isbn
9780844772257
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011017712
System control number
(OCoLC)722451342

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