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Character and cops : ethics in policing

Author: Edwin J Delattre
Publisher: Washington, DC : AEI Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 6th edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin J Delattre
ISBN: 9780844772240 0844772240
OCLC Number: 852698745
Description: XXIV, 598 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword to the Sixth Edition, David R. BoresForeword to the First Edition, Patrick V. MurphyAcknowledgmentsChapter 1: IntroductionChapter 2: Excellence of CharacterChapter 3: The Mission of PoliceChapter 4: The Public Trust and ProbityChapter 5: DiscretionChapter 6: Public Corruption for ProfitChapter 7: Authority and Reform in Controlling CorruptionChapter 8: Leadership and the Character of a DepartmentChapter 9: Illegal Narcotics-Moral Issues and Public PolicyChapter 10: The Fundamentals of Character and TrainingChapter 11: Deliberation and Moral Problems in TrainingChapter 12: Tragedy and "Noble Cause" CorruptionChapter 13: Death and Bereavement, Deadly Force and GuiltChapter 14: Taking Our Lives SeriouslyChapter 15: Fatalism, Microcosms, and Therapeutic ReductionsChapter 16: Ethical Ideals, Youth Violence, and Gang EnforcementChapter 17: Police, the O.J. Simpson Trial, and RaceChapter 18: The Spirit of Public Service and Individual ConscienceChapter 19: Ethics int eh Future of PolicingChapter 20: Terrorism and PolicingChapter 21: Ethics in Action: Case Studies of Professional Excellence in PolicingChapter 22: From War Veterans to Peace OfficersAppendix A: A Guide to the Future Study of Ethics in PolicingAppendix B; Internal Affairs and IntegrityNotesIndexAbout the Author
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Dr. Delattre's book is the gold standard text on police integrity and ethics. Both applicants and seasoned veterans alike should read and apply the many lessons in this book. Rookies will gain wisdom Read more...

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