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Character and cops : ethics in policing

Author: Edwin J Delattre
Publisher: Washington, DC : AEI Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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This book is a study of the nature and formation of the moral integrity and intellectual competence that make individuals and institutions worthy of the public trust.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Delattre, Edwin J.
Character and cops.
Washington, DC : AEI Press, 1996
(DLC) 96028965
(OCoLC)35049597
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin J Delattre
OCLC Number: 604642147
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 371 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword / Patrick V. Murphy --
Preface to the third edition --
Preface to the second edition --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
1. Excellence of character --
2. The mission of police --
3. The public trust and probity --
4. Discretion --
5. Public corruption for profit --
6. Authority and reform in controlling corruption --
7. Leadership and the character of a department --
8. Illegal narcotics-moral issues and public policy --
9. The fundamentals of character and training --
10. Deliberation and moral problems in training --
11. Tragedy and "noble cause" corruption --
12. Death and bereavement, deadly force and guilt --
13. Taking our lives seriously --
14. Fatalism, microcosms, and therapeutic reductions --
15. Ethical ideals, youth violence, and gang enforcement --
16. Police, the O.J. Simpson trial, and race --
17. The spirit of public service and individual conscience --
Appendix A.A guide to the further study of ethics in policing --
Appendix B. Internal affairs and integrity --
Notes --
Index --
About the author.
Responsibility: Edwin J. Delattre.

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Explores the ethical standards that should govern police commands and individual officers in the context of the drama of current events, like the O.J. Simpson trial and the compound in Waco,  Read more...

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