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Character and Cops : Ethics in Policing.

Author: Edwin J Delattre
Publisher: Lanham : AEI Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Since the first edition was published in 1989, Character and Cops has been considered the bible of police ethics training. The book is a comprehensive guide to the ethical challenges faced daily by police officers, especially in times of heightened security. The updated sixth edition features a new foreword by David Bores, a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States military police, and a new chapter titled  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Delattre, Edwin J.
Character and Cops : Ethics in Policing.
Lanham : AEI Press, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edwin J Delattre
ISBN: 9780844772264 0844772267
OCLC Number: 880748558
Description: 1 online resource (628 pages)
Contents: Title Page; Full title page; CIP; Contents; Foreward; Acknowledgments; 1 Introduction; 2 Excellence in Character; 3 The Mission of Police; 4 The Public Trust and Probity; 5 Discretion; 6 Public Corruption for Profit; 7 Authority and Reform in Controlling Corruption; 8 LEadership and the Character of a Department; 9 Illegal Narcotics; 10 The Fundamentals of Character Training; 11 Deliberation and Moral Problems in Training; 12 Tragedy and Noble Cause Corruption; 13 Death and Bereavement; 14 Taking our lives seriously; 15 Fatalism, Microcosms, and Therapeutic Reducations. 16 Ethical Ideals, Youth Violence, and Gang Enforcement17 Police OJ Simpson and Race; 18 The Spirit of Public Service and Conscience; 19 Ethics in the Future of Policing; 20 Terrorism and Policing; 21 Ethics in Action; 22 From War Veterans to Peace Officers; Appendix A; Notes; Index; Untitled.

Abstract:

Since the first edition was published in 1989, Character and Cops has been considered the bible of police ethics training. The book is a comprehensive guide to the ethical challenges faced daily by police officers, especially in times of heightened security. The updated sixth edition features a new foreword by David Bores, a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States military police, and a new chapter titled 'From War Veterans to Peace Officers, ' which explores policies for incorporating soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan into the domestic police force.

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