The Code Of Ethics And The Police

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Most police agencies have neglected these issues and do not fully understand the impact they have on the community they serve. Studies have shown the distrust the public has with several different professions, the police professions is one of the important one of them. This problem can be corrected by the police departments if they perform a better job and training and educating the officers on the Code of Ethics and the Police Oath of office. People claim that police department usually take corruption when dealing with criminals Corruption is a subtype of immorality, and all corrupt actions are a subtype of immoral action. However, not all immorality is corruption, and not all immoral acts are corrupt acts. For example, minor lawbreaking by a police officer might count as immoral without being an act of corruption. Also, negligent acts are sometimes immoral, but not necessarily corrupt. Corrupt acts have a number of properties that other immoral actions do not possess, such as 1. corruption involves demonstration of a regular character or habit on the part of the officer; 2. corruption exists when the law is seen as hopelessly inadequate and incurable, such as when guilty offenders go unpunished; and 3. corruption is driven by narrow, personal or collective self-interest, such as the financial gain of a group of employees or the career advancement of employees. A practical example of corruption in police department is Pakistani police when they get an Afghan refugee or…

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