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Chicago Police Corruption Case Study

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Readers can expect to learn information to enhance their understanding of the oppressive challenges affecting our inner city communities as a result of Chicago police corruption and who is ultimately at fault. This research has several practical implications. First, police departments and training units need to focus on the development and sustainment of attitudes consistent with being fair and just. Departments need to recognize that attitudes are shaped by the salient subculture, and that training needs to ‘‘override’’ these definitions in order to prevent misconduct. Second, the analysis uncovered important linkages between officer attitudes and officer behavior, a finding not too often found in the policing literature (Worden, 1989). Thus,
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