Police Corruption: Deviance, Accountability and Reform in Policing

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Policing and corruption are inseparable. This book argues that police corruption is not one thing, but covers many deviant and criminal practices which also shift over time. The book rejects the 'bad apple' metaphor and focuses on 'bad orchards, ' meaning not individual but institutional failure. The organization, work, and culture can foster and encourage corruption. This raises issues as to why the police break the law and, crucially, who controls the controllers? Corruption is defined in a broad, multi-facetted way. It ...

Police Corruption: Deviance, Accountability and Reform in Policing 2009, Willan Publishing (UK)

ISBN-13: 9781843924104

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