Character and Cops: Ethics in Policing / Edition 6

Character and Cops: Ethics in Policing / Edition 6

by Edwin J. Delattre
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0844772259

ISBN-13: 9780844772257

Pub. Date: 08/16/2011

Publisher: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Since the first edition was published in 1989, Character and Cops has been considered the bible of police ethics training. The book is a comprehensive guide to the ethical challenges faced daily by police officers, especially in times of heightened security. The updated sixth edition features a new foreword by David Bores, a retired lieutenant colonel in the United

Overview

Since the first edition was published in 1989, Character and Cops has been considered the bible of police ethics training. The book is a comprehensive guide to the ethical challenges faced daily by police officers, especially in times of heightened security. The updated sixth edition features a new foreword by David Bores, a retired lieutenant colonel in the United States military police, and a new chapter titled 'From War Veterans to Peace Officers,' which explores policies for incorporating soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan into the domestic police force.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780844772257
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Publication date:
08/16/2011
Edition description:
6th Edition
Pages:
628
Sales rank:
416,937
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword to the Sixth Edition, David R. Bores
Foreword to the First Edition, Patrick V. Murphy
Acknowledgments
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Excellence of Character
Chapter 3: The Mission of Police
Chapter 4: The Public Trust and Probity
Chapter 5: Discretion
Chapter 6: Public Corruption for Profit
Chapter 7: Authority and Reform in Controlling Corruption
Chapter 8: Leadership and the Character of a Department
Chapter 9: Illegal Narcotics—Moral Issues and Public Policy
Chapter 10: The Fundamentals of Character and Training
Chapter 11: Deliberation and Moral Problems in Training
Chapter 12: Tragedy and "Noble Cause" Corruption
Chapter 13: Death and Bereavement, Deadly Force and Guilt
Chapter 14: Taking Our Lives Seriously
Chapter 15: Fatalism, Microcosms, and Therapeutic Reductions
Chapter 16: Ethical Ideals, Youth Violence, and Gang Enforcement
Chapter 17: Police, the O.J. Simpson Trial, and Race
Chapter 18: The Spirit of Public Service and Individual Conscience
Chapter 19: Ethics int eh Future of Policing
Chapter 20: Terrorism and Policing
Chapter 21: Ethics in Action: Case Studies of Professional Excellence in Policing
Chapter 22: From War Veterans to Peace Officers
Appendix A: A Guide to the Future Study of Ethics in Policing
Appendix B; Internal Affairs and Integrity
Notes
Index
About the Author

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