Police Misconduct

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  • In other courses, you have studied the “positive” school of criminology. The positive philosophy states that criminals commit crimes as a result of factors out of their control, such as addiction, unemployment, a bad upbringing, etc. Can “positive” factors also be applied to incidents of police misconduct? Explain your reasoning.
  • Do you think the police selection and employment process requires changes? How would a more culturally dynamic workforce be beneficial to police work?
  • The Rodney King case demonstrated the concept of dual sovereignty. Is dual sovereignty an effective way for government to correct a mistake when a jury gets it wrong, or does it seem like a violation of double jeopardy? Explain your reasoning.

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In other courses, you have studied the “positive” school of criminology. The positive
philosophy states that criminals commit crimes as a result of factors out of their control,
such as addiction, unemployment, a bad upbringing, etc. Can “positive” factors also be
applied to incidents of police misconduct? Explain your reasoning.
The positivist school of criminology sees the root cause of crime in factors outside the
control of the offender. In other words, individuals commit crime as a result of factors outside
their control according to positivist. However, this school of thought can also be applied to
police misconduct which in essence refers to the inappropriate conduct or illegal actions taken by
police officers within the con...

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