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Author Kargin, Vedat, 1973-

Title Peer reporting of unethical police behavior / Vedat Kargin
Published El Paso : LFB Scholarly Pub., [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 172 pages :) : illustrations
Series Criminal justice : recent scholarship
Criminal justice (LFB Scholarly Publishing LLC)
Contents Theories of ethical decision making -- Factors associated with peer reporting -- Roadmap to research -- Empirical findings -- Discussion and implications
Summary Kargin examines police officers? decision making with regard to peer reporting of unethical police behavior. On a theoretical level, a peer reporting model was developed based on Rest?s (1984)?four component,? Trevino?s (1986)?a person-situation interactionist,? and, finally, Jones? (1991)?issue-contingent? models of ethical decision making for investigation of police officers? peer reporting decisions. The results suggest that the perceived seriousness of the unethical behavior is the strongest predictor of police officers? peer reporting in minor and moderate policy violations. However, o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Peer review -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Police discretion -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Police misconduct -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Police -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Police-community relations -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010039290
ISBN 159332636X (electronic bk.)
9781593326364 (electronic bk.)
(hc ; alk. paper)
(hc ; alk. paper)