Unethical Police Operations

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Unethical Police Operations Paper
Kareem Dorsey
CJA 214
January 10, 2013
Scott McMillion
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Police officer asking for sexual favors while on duty is a misuse of power and displays corruption and a bad representation of ethics for the police department. English heritage played in an integral part in modern American policing. Corruption has been a problem in most police departments everywhere. The problem has been corrected within most departments but is still a major problem. Brutality and misconduct have also been a obstruction to police as well. There is hope as police departments have come up with ways of preventing the problem Police corruption has been around since there has been police. Two of the key
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The convictions were overturned and the city of Camden, New Jersey will have to pay $3.5 million settlement to the people wrongly accused. Fiedler (n.d.), New Jersey ACLU policy counsel Alexander Shalom said, “"The lesson of course is that if you don't pay at the outset to develop systems for supervision and accountability within the police department, you're going to wind up paying on the back end, and that's exactly what happened here" (para. 6). The city did the right thing for the wrongly accused in this particular case because no one should go to jail for a crime they did not commit.

References
Fiedler, E. (n.d.). Newsworks. Retrieved from http://www.newsworks.org/index.php/local/item/49411-the-city-of-camden-new-jersey-will-pay-a-35-million-dollar-price-for-the-actions-of-some-corrupt-cops-who-planted-and-fabricated-evidence-according-to-a-court-settlment-announced-today-by-the-american-civil-liberties-union-the-settlement-resolved-l?Itemid=248&linktype=hp_topstorylist
Leonard, J. (2010, July 8). Former BART officer convicted of involuntary manslaughter. LA Times. Retrieved from http://articles.latimes.com/2010/jul/08/local/la-me-bart-verdict-20100709
Walker, S., & Katz, C. M. (2011). The police in America: An introduction (7th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill.

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