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...factor in preventing/ stopping corruption is trust. Having trust among officers and the public, other officers, and the supervisors is very important (Martin, 2011). Then he mention effacement of self-interest that is a characteristics that is needed with the helping of corruption. Also there is courage and honesty to know whats right and wrong and to admit it. Justice is another one that is owed to the public and community (Martin, 2011). Last is responsibility in which one takes ownership in what they did wrong and understand what is the right thing to do. McCafferty and McCafferty (1998) stated “Policing has become much more complex and difficult than in the past, and police officers need to know the legal implications of what they do” (p.62). The thing that is going to help with having officers with good ethics an integrity is to reformed recruitment and training.
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