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This book provides an examination of noble cause, how it emerges as a fundamental principle of police ethics and how it can provide the basis for corruption. The noble cause - a commitment to "doing something about bad people" - is a central "ends-based" police ethic that can be corrupted when officers violate the law on behalf of personally held moral values. This book is about the power that police use to do their work and how it can corrupt police at the individual and organizational levels. It provides students of policing with a realistic understanding of the kinds of problems they will confront in the practice of police work. Key terms supplement each chapter. Provides students of policing with a realistic understanding of problems that arise in police work.
Michael A. Caldero is a former police officer and has presented seminars on the subject of police ethics to police commanders across the United States; he teaches in the Department of Administration of Criminal Justice at Bellevue College. John P. Crank is Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. The author of five books, he received the Outstanding Book Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences for Imagining Justice (Anderson Publishing, 2002).
Table of Contents
|Value-Based Decisionmaking and the Ethics of Noble Cause||p. 17|
|Value-Based Decisionmaking: Understanding the Ethics of Noble Cause||p. 21|
|Values, Hiring, and Early Organizational Experiences||p. 61|
|Values and Administrative Dilemmas||p. 83|
|The Social Psychology of Cops' Values||p. 103|
|Noble-Cause Corruption||p. 123|
|From Economic to Noble-Cause Corruption||p. 125|
|Stress, Organizational Accountability, and the Noble Cause||p. 149|
|Ethics and the Means-Ends Dilemma||p. 173|
|Police Culture, Ends-Orientation, and Noble-Cause Corruption||p. 201|
|Ethics and Police in a Time of Change||p. 237|
|Policing Citizens, Policing Communities: Toward an Ethic of Negotiated Order||p. 241|
|The Stakes||p. 273|
|Conclusion: The Noble Cause||p. 321|
|Name Index||p. 343|
|Subject Index||p. 347|
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