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The Contours of Police Integrity



September 2003 | 320 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
The Contours of Police Integrity presents a comprehensive overview of the potential for police misconduct worldwide. A topic of great concern around the world, the top criminal justice scholars have compiled survey and case data from 10 countries chronicling police integrity and misconduct. The book begins with a chapter on the methodology and issues surrounding police studies and is followed by in-depth chapters on the USA and the UK, written by leading academics in these countries. The book concludes with a capstone summary of this rapidly growing international concern.
 
Chapter 1. Contours of Police Integrity
Maximilian Edelbacher and Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich
Chapter 2. Ethics and the Police: Studying Police Integrity in Austria
Marc Alain
Chapter 3. Determinants of Police Officers' Reluctance or Compliance to Report: Misconduct and Corruption among Fellow Officers, the Case of Quebec
Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich and Carl B. Klockars
Chapter 4. Police Integrity in Croatia
Louise Westmarland
Chapter 5. Policing Integrity: Britain's Thin Blue Line
Anne Puonti, Sami Vuorinen, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich
Chapter 6. Sustaining Police Integrity in Finland
Ferenc Krémer
Chapter 7. Police Integrity in Hungary: How Are Police Able to Adapt to Transition?
David T. Johnson
Chapter 8. Police Integrity in Japan
M. Punch, L.W.J.C. Huberts & M.E.D. Lamboo
Chapter 9. Integrity Perceptions And Investigations: The Netherlands
Zubair Nawaz Chattha and Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich
Chapter 10. Police Misconduct: the Pakistani Paradigm
M. R. Haberfeld
Chapter 11. The Heritage of Police Misconduct: The Case of the Polish Police
Milan Pagon and Branko Lobnikar
Chapter 12. Police Integrity in Slovenia
Gareth Newham
Chapter 13. 'Out of Step.' Integrity and the South African Police Service
Marie Torstensson-Levander and Börje Ekenvall
Chapter 14. Homogeneity in Moral Standards in the Swedish Police Culture
Carl B. Klockars, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, M. R. Haberfeld
Chapter 15. Police Integrity in the United States of America.
 
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“This book
will help anyone concerned with the quality and integrity of police individuals
and departments understand what it is and become more clear
on how to assess and measure the level of integrity. It merits wide reading,
broad acceptance, and careful study.”

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Carl B. Klockars

Carl B. Klockars is a Professor of Criminal Justice and Sociology at the University of Delaware. A criminologist of more than thirty years experience, Prof. Klockars is the author of five books, more than fifty scholarly articles, and numerous professional papers. He has served as nationally-elected vice-president of the Police Section of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences and was three times elected by the members of the American Society of Criminology to serve on its Executive Board. He has also served as a lobbyist for the Maryland Sheriffs Association and as an expert witness in cases alleging police misconduct. Prof. Klockars... More About Author

Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic

Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic is Assistant Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the Florida State University. She received her LL.B. degree from the University of Zagreb, Croatia, a doctoral degree in Criminology (Ph.D.) from the University of Delaware, and a doctoral degree in law (S.J.D.) from the Harvard Law School. She is a member of the Croatian bar. ... More About Author

M. R. Haberfeld

Maria (Maki) Haberfeld is a Professor of Police Science, in the Department of Law, Police Science, and Criminal Justice Administration at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York City. She was born in Poland and immigrated to Israel as a teenager. She holds two Bachelor or Art degrees, two Master degrees, and a Ph.D. in Criminal Justice. Prior to coming to John Jay she served in the Israel National Police, and left the force at the rank of Lieutenant. She also worked for the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, New York Field Office, as a special consultant. She taught at Yeshiva University and New Jersey City University. Her... More About Author

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