Police Misconduct Research Paper

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Police misconduct is illegal or unethical actions that violates an individual constitutional rights. This includes police brutality, sexual harassment, dishonesty, fraud, coercion, torture, abuse of authority. Sometimes police misconduct can be even systematic. Former Chicago Police Commander Jon Burge was arrested on federal obstruction of justice and perjury charges for allegedly lying about whether he and other officers under his command participated in torture and physical abuse of suspects in police custody dating back to the 1980s. There were several occasions when Burge tortured and physically abused people in custody in to order make them confess. One top of that he was also aware that all the detectives he supervised also participated

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