Hitting the Blue Wall: Police Corruption


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Hitting the Blue Wall: Police Corruption
The FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin (2011) notes that although police corruption has been in evidence since the police force was created, it does for the most part, remain a mystery. The public is only ever aware of those cases that make headline news but the issue itself has not been researched in any great depth at all. However given that in a recent poll only 56% of people in the United States rated the police force as having high ethical standards it is clear that the impact of police corruption is evident in the eyes of the public even if it has not been researched (FBILEB 2011).
Even without the research police agencies have recognized the costs and detriment that police corruption has on their...
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.....dent on citizen attitudes toward Police. Policing and Society, 8, 245.
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